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Old 01-23-2004, 03:56 PM   #1
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speedtouchconf almost there

I've used the speedtouch script at to configure my modem.
The modem works fine and i connect no problems after i've run the script, but when i power down then turn the computer back on, i have to run the script again. I can log out and sign on as a different user no problems too.
Please help, i'm so close to getting this f$&!er of a modem to work

Thanks in advance
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hi Gambit, try adding the script to


it should then be executed at boot.
Old 01-27-2004, 08:34 AM   #3
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No that didn't do it.

I have to type

/etc/init.d/speedtouch start

into a terminal everytime i boot up, but obviously i can't do this as non-root user.

I have something called wvdial, but when i try to configure it, it starts a port scan, looking for the modem, and just stops dead at USB15 doing nothing. so if anyone could help me with wvdial or point me in the direction of another piece of software which does the same thing it would be greatly appreciated.


Is there a way i could create a script that would allow me, as non-root, to login to the termianl as root, then run /etc/init.d/speedtouch start



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