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Old 06-09-2005, 12:26 AM   #1
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Internet Dialup connection


When I connect to the internet with my dialup modem, the connection is completed OK but my browser will not load the websites unless I disable the eth0 network connection. Looks like it is trying to load from the NIC instead of the modem. Any ideas how to fix this problem?
 
Old 06-09-2005, 04:06 AM   #2
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Perhaps you've set eth0 as your default route to the internet? There should be a file which configures your network connection somewhere in /etc. Is it /etc/sysconfig/network/ifcfg-eth0? Something like that. Click about in /etc and see what you can find. If it has a line in it that starts with the word gateway, try commenting out that line to stop it setting eth0 as your default route.
 
Old 06-12-2005, 09:51 PM   #3
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In the Mepis OS Center, there is an option for eth0, "Start at System Boot", if this box it ticked, untick it & see if that fixes your problem. Also after unticking it, you may need to stop interface eth0 again, if you have rebooted.
 
Old 06-29-2005, 07:33 PM   #4
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just curious, which brand modem do you use? I am looking around for one; I found that Amigo has drivers for many of their modems but I've not found any real reviews, good or bad, on their functionality...
 
  


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