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Old 08-09-2004, 11:05 PM   #1
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how to connect to internet using dialup


i use dial up but how do i connect to internet using my dial up modem pl send step by step info.
 
Old 08-10-2004, 01:41 AM   #2
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First I need to know the name of your modem and your kernel version

Is your modem getting detected ?

Internal or external modem. plz post all the details so the we can help you well

Thanks
 
Old 08-11-2004, 11:40 AM   #3
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my modem is conexcent hsf.and my linux os is RED hat 9.0.
 
Old 08-12-2004, 01:54 AM   #4
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connexant hsf looks like an internal winmodem. If this is the case, you need to go to www.linmodems.org to download the driver for your modems. After that you could use kppp to connect to the Internet if you have it installed.

If you don't have kppp installed, you have to do the hard way. I'm not sure about red hat linux, but in FreeBSD 5.2.1-CURRENT, this work for me:

- Edit /etc/ppp/ppp.conf
+ find "set device ....", replace ... with your modem device (most of the case it is /dev/modem).
+ add to the end of the file:
Code:
ISP:
set phone <your_ISP_phone_number>
set authname <your_login_ID>
set authkey <your_login_password>
set ifaddr 10.0.0.1/0 10.0.0.2/0 255.255.255.255
add default HISADDR
+ save the file
- Edit /etc/rc.conf
+ find "hostname=....", replace .... with the hostname your ISP gave you or choose 1 of your choice if your ISP didn't give you a hostname
+ find "network_interfaces="..."", add to the end of ... tun0 if there is no tun0 in ...
+ add "ifconfig_tun0=" to the end of the file.
+ make sure "router_enable="NO""
- Make a new file /etc/ppp/ppp.linkup & edit it:
Code:
ISP:
  add default HISADDR
- Restart your computer. Afterward, just type ppp in your terminal
- Once in ppp, type dial ISP.

That is the step by step guide for FreeBSD 5.2.1-CURRENT but both FreeBSD & Linux are derived from Unix so it could work for Linux too. I'm not sure but give it a try.

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