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Old 08-28-2003, 09:36 AM   #1
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SuSE and USR 5686 modem difficulty

I'm trying to get my USR 5686 external modem to operate under SuSE Linux. I go through the YaST configuration routine, the modem is recognized, and I enter all the prompted particulars including user name and password required for my ISP. When I run wvdial I get the following message:

livio@linux:~> wvdial
--> WvDial: Internet dialer version 1.42
--> Initializing modem.
--> Sending: ATZ
--> Sending: ATQ0 V1 E1 S0=0 &C1 &D2
ATQ0 V1 E1 S0=0 &C1 &D2
--> Modem initialized.
--> Idle Seconds = 300, disabling automatic reconnect.
--> Configuration does not specify a valid login name.
--> Configuration does not specify a valid password.

The modem never attempts the dialing process.
Any suggestions as to what configuration login name and password are being looked for would be appreciated.
Old 08-28-2003, 10:03 AM   #2
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Your username and password that is needed in order to connect to your ISP.

If you will command:

wvdialconf /etc/wvdial.conf

the probe will run and write a config file for you to edit. Put the dial up number, login username and password in the indicated places, then you should be able to connect with the command

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if all else fails try:
Old 08-29-2003, 10:36 AM   #4
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Problem solved..Thanks


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