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Old 12-12-2004, 03:48 PM   #1
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FC3-- Can't Dial-Up to Internet


Dear All:

Sorry if this question sounds to basic. I guess I am used to using Windows and things are a little different in linux.

My first time here. I successfully installed FC3 using the 4 .iso files from some ftp server on AMD Athlon machine.

I am trying to connect to the internet but I am having some problems which I hope you can help.

After installing FC3 I tried configuring a Dial-Up Connection Manually as well as using the Fedora Core internet Configuration Wizard but no luck.

I fill-out all the required information, including the ISP, telephone number,username and password. When I finished a new ppp0 entry in the Network Configuration window gets created. When I clicked the 'Activate' button, it changes from Inactive to Active. Also from the command-line when typed # /sbin/ifup myppp or # /sbin/ifdown myppp,.... the status changes from 'Active to Inactive' BUT I DO NOT HEAR ANY modem dialing sound.

NOW What??????????????????
When I click the Activate/Deactivate button, is it supposed to dial and try to connect or do I need to do anything else? I looked through all the options but I could not see an internet connection option.

Thank you all.

-c
 
Old 12-12-2004, 03:57 PM   #2
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Did you actually listen to the phone to see if its dialing, or just assume it isnt because you don't hear the computer doing it.
 
Old 12-12-2004, 04:04 PM   #3
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Might as well make it to the big question. What brand and model is your modem?
Does FC3 see it in hardware browser?

Lets hope its not a winmodem. Things a company will do to save $5.00.
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Old 12-12-2004, 04:21 PM   #4
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No dial tone.
I listened on the phone and do not hear anything. Checked everything, cables and all. It worked fine when I had XP installed.
what Am I doing wrong?
 
Old 12-12-2004, 04:59 PM   #5
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Brian1,

here is the modem info: SinglePoint 56Kbps V.90 Fax Modem which according to
http://hardware.linuxfaqs.de/entry.php?tab=peri&id=1557 is fully supported.

Now, I am assuming that does FC3 see it in hardware browser. Correct me if I am wrong, but when you login as root and use the ifup and ifdown command it actually activates and diactivates. The problem is that I do not hear anything or does anything after that.

-C
 
  


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