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Old 10-03-2002, 10:11 PM   #1
Johnsernickle
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wvdial help


Hey, I've just reinstalled red hat linux 7.2 using the server installation. I am trying to use wvdial to set up an iunternet connection with my external modem. I ran wvdialconf /etc/wvdial.conf and edited wvdial.conf with emacs with my connection infromation. When i run wvdial it dials, and enters my username/password but then it just can't start a ppp connection. It just stalls at "Starting pppd at *current date.*" I'dd really appriciate any help. Thanks alot, Everyone here has been very helpful.
 
Old 10-03-2002, 10:33 PM   #2
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Try using kppp on KDE, and let it try detect your external modem etc. and just fill in your necessary details etc. phone number, username...

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Old 10-05-2002, 11:49 AM   #3
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I didnt install a GUI. I wanted to learn how to use the command prompt.
 
  


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