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Old 11-07-2004, 02:20 AM   #1
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WVDial problems...

I'm trying to dial up via WVDial, and I'm not getting connected for some reason... I'm sure it's a problem with my ISP asking for something, but I'm not real sure what it is.. anyone know what I might do to fix this so I can get connected through my gentoo drive?

--> Looks like a login prompt.
--> Sending:
--> Looks like a password prompt.
--> Sending: (password)
--> Hmm... a prompt.  Sending "ppp".
IP address or hostname:
--> Looks like a login prompt.
--> Sending:
Translating "SNARF1"...domain server (
% Bad IP address
--> Hmm... a prompt.  Sending "ppp".
IP address or hostname:
--> Don't know what to do!  Starting pppd and hoping for the best.
--> Starting pppd at Sat Nov  6 20:53:09 2004
--> pid of pppd: 20293
Old 11-08-2004, 01:03 PM   #2
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i have the /etc/wvdial.conf configured like this:

[Dialer Defaults]
Modem = /dev/ttyS0 /* may be different on your box */
Baud = 115200
Init1 = ATZ
Init2 = ATQ0 V1 E1 S0=0 &C1 &D2 A11=55
Phone = your ISP phone number
Username = your username
Password = your password

you must also configure your /etc/resolv.conf to match your ISP DNS servers.

when --> pid of pppd: [some_number] apperars try to ping random host. if you get ICMP_Reply than you're connected.

hope this helps ...
Old 12-04-2004, 12:25 PM   #3
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I am also facing the same problem, but have come to conclusion that there some problem in settings in my side only. I don't face any probelm when I use kppp to connect to internet. I have also observerd that kppp does not work when I have wvdial.conf properly configured. I have to remove wvdial.conf to use kppp. Can anybody tell what exactely is wrong in configuration of wvdial ?


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