LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Linux Power User Bundle
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 08-01-2003, 03:25 AM   #1
MzMzMz
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Western Australia - Perth - Bassendean
Distribution: Mandrake 9.1
Posts: 2

Rep: Reputation: 0
Unhappy Mandrake 9.1 56K Modem Troubles...


ok i'm a linux newbie, so if ya could help me it'd be greatly appreciated....

i'm having modem problems my modem is a
Mitsubishi (Actiontec) Diamond Voice 56K external modem

but in windows xp its registered as:
Lucent External Voice Modem

basically i started KPPP
it detects the modem port fine and everything ttyS1(COM2), how ever when i query the modem it gives up errors on each of the ATI's, and when i go to dial the connection it just seems not to dial, with the only error is recieve being "/etc/resolv.conf missing or can't be read"

i'll try post more on its just that i have to keep swapping operating systems, cause i can't dial into the net on the mandrake /os.....

any ideas, i thank you in advance for helping...
 
Old 08-01-2003, 04:45 AM   #2
scott_R
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2003
Location: Brighton, Michigan, USA
Distribution: Lots of distros in the past, now Linux Mint
Posts: 746

Rep: Reputation: 31
you should have a file in your /etc directory called resolv.conf. This is a text file that holds information about your provider name and dns numbers. For more of an idea of how to set this up, you can type 'man resolv.conf' in a terminal.

basically, it should look something like:

myprovider.net
123.456.789.012
123.456.789.013

naturally, change the name and numbers to match what your ISP has set up. You can set up the same information through kppp as well, but it's been a while since I've used kde, so I can't give you exact steps. Needless to say, you need to be root to do so.
 
Old 08-01-2003, 11:32 AM   #3
MzMzMz
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Western Australia - Perth - Bassendean
Distribution: Mandrake 9.1
Posts: 2

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
its missing dude

dude that file aint there i tellz ya

i'm drunk atm!!!!
 
Old 08-01-2003, 07:30 PM   #4
Thymox
Senior Member
 
Registered: Apr 2001
Location: Plymouth, England.
Distribution: Debian + Ubuntu
Posts: 4,358

Rep: Reputation: 57
If it doesn't exist, then try creating it!
touch /etc/resolv.conf (as root)
and then see what errors are thrown up!
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
BCM V.92 56K Modem Mandrake 9.1 Driver? linman Linux - Hardware 63 01-03-2007 04:10 PM
what is the best dialup tool for a 56k modem in mandrake 9.2 lurch Linux - Newbie 1 07-01-2004 05:34 PM
Help with HCF 56k Modem Mandrake 9.1 miller08 Mandriva 3 11-11-2003 01:52 PM
BCM v.90 56k modem in Mandrake 9.1 SMACK Linux - Hardware 2 09-08-2003 06:59 PM
Looking for a pcmcia 56K modem for Mandrake 9.0 Marty_Mandrake Linux - Hardware 1 10-02-2002 11:16 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:30 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration