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Old 05-28-2005, 12:25 AM   #1
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connecting to my ISP


does it matter if they dont support linux? and when i try to dial up the modem makes dialing sounds then pauses for a second then just goes beep beep beep beep beep beep. and allso im using Mandrake linux 10.1
 
Old 05-28-2005, 12:38 AM   #2
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a lot of isps will work with linux but they have their own dialers for windows that they want you to use and most of the time the username or password you use with that dialer isn't what it sends the server. try using your full email address from that isp as your username
 
Old 05-28-2005, 03:56 AM   #3
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ah k sweet thanks ill try it later
 
Old 05-28-2005, 04:05 AM   #4
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does it matter if it thinks its a different modem all together? it reckons it a intell V92 modem when its really a Swannsmart turbo V92 56k?
 
  


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