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Old 01-27-2009, 05:35 AM   #1
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wvdial problem in fedora


i have a cdma data card to connect to internet. i searched net for how to. and then i edited my wvdial.conf as stated. but the problem is when i do wvdial on terminal, it seems that net has been connected, as it says something about primary dns, secondary dns local ip etc. but i am not able to browse the net. when i pinged google, i got this error "unknown host"
the dialer tool in fedora was no help.
 
Old 01-27-2009, 06:01 AM   #2
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what is the output of
Code:
ifconfig
route -n
when you are connected?
 
Old 01-27-2009, 09:02 AM   #3
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When you say that you pinged google, presumably you tried something like

Code:
ping www.google.com
and not

Code:
ping 216.239.59.147
If you try 'ping-by-ip', does that work (which would indicate a problem resolving the name)?
 
  


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