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Old 11-07-2003, 11:49 PM   #1
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My modem is detected but the connection is dropped

My rh8.0 detects my modem but after it logs on the connection is dropped the message is:Couldn't find interface ppp0: no such device.
exit status:16
I've used kppp and filled in all that was asked but I keep having this problem can someone help this newbie.......thanks in advance.
Old 11-08-2003, 04:10 AM   #2
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you might try redhat-config-network

you can add the connection there.
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Modem Exit 16 Dropout

May seem simplistic, but did you enter your ISP's domain in kppp ?
Old 11-08-2003, 11:52 PM   #4
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From man pppd
16 The link was terminated by the modem hanging up.
Sounds like a bad connection. Check your wiring. Try lowering the modem speed some and see if it helps.


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