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Old 11-17-2003, 04:18 PM   #1
the_ref
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Speedtouch and modem_run


i have a quick question about modem_run for the speedtouch - I have the USB speedtouch working PPPoATM, however, every time I reboot the machine, I have to run modem_run -k -f firmware.bin, or I get errors when I try and call the connection.
Once I've run it, I can connect using pppd no problem.

Is it really necessary to call this every time I want to dial up?
 
Old 11-17-2003, 04:20 PM   #2
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well, you can always create a executable file with that line and add a link to it to /etc/init.d/ once you do that, it will be executed everytime your machine boots up.

Basically like this file:

modem_script.sh //file name

#!/etc/bash

modem_run -k -f firmware.bin

#end of file

chmod a+x modem_script.sh //almost forgot, make it executable

then

ln modem_script modem_script.sh //create a link
cp modem_script /etc/init.d/modem_script // copy link to directory

Somebody correct me if i made a mistake somewhere.

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