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Old 08-17-2002, 01:24 AM   #1
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Keeping dialup alive

Just a quick question,

recently reinstalled redhat 7.3...all very nice, but i noticed when i log out for whatever reason the modem connection resets!, on my previous redhat 7.2 machine this was not the case, it stayed alive when i logged off.

I am sure there is a quick easy fix fo this but i dunno what it is!!...

its damn annoying have to reconnect every time i log off or when another user requires the machine!

anyone got any ideas!

Old 08-17-2002, 03:58 AM   #2
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Where and how did you invoke the modem connection?

When I had a modem connection I used to invoke it with


from the command line, then boot into X.

then when I needed to stop it

killall wvdial
Old 08-17-2002, 05:44 AM   #3
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maybe i should look into wvdial!!!
Old 08-18-2002, 01:46 AM   #4
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