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My first experience with Linux today (ubuntu) and it is installed and working. However I cant get my modem to work.
It is an IPW brand, usb connection, this outlines what I should do, but it didn't work as I probably have missed something:
The driver is INCLUDED on the CD. The commands was :
In /etc/ppp/peers create a file called 'sentech' with the following (substitute) :
In /etc/ppp/peers/sentech-chat create a file with the following :
ABORT "NO CARRIER"
SAY "Dialling sentech...\n"
OK AT+CGDCONT=1,"PPP","sentech.co.za","username,passw ord",0,0
SAY "Waiting up 30 seconds for connection ... "
In /etc/ppp/chap-secrets create a file with the following (substitute) :
username * password *
pppd nodetach call sentech
I did write to the person who posted that (in another forum), but as yet no reply. Only diffence I can see is /lib/modules/2.6.10-5-386/kernel/drivers/usb/serial/ipw.ko is now /lib/modules/2.6.12-9-386/kernel/drivers/usb/serial/ipw.ko in my system but I really dont know what to do with that info.
I did enter my own username/passwords as directed.
Typing the run command given at the bottom - I assume in the run user box? does nothing