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Old 03-27-2003, 10:58 AM   #1
syngin
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Talking Unable to dial up with modem


Hi Everyone,

I'm having some problems getting my modem to dial a isp using.
using a 3com office connect modem.
After entering the correct phone number i keep getting Initializing Modem and it freezes on that
 
Old 03-27-2003, 11:27 AM   #2
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What prog are you using to dialup? If you are using one of the GUI tools then that may be the problem, I couldn't connect using any of those and I also have an external USR Sportster modem, also it would not initialize.

Use wvdial, its a command line program but really nice and easy to use. Do man wvidal to read how to set it up and use it.
 
Old 03-27-2003, 01:45 PM   #3
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If you are using KDE, you could try kppp. I was able to connect to a dial-up provider with kppp at a time when I couldn't get any other dialer, even wvdial, to work. Even if you'd rather not use kppp all the time, it might be a good thing to try, because your success/failure might indicate what direction to go in solving the underlying problem.
 
  


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