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Old 03-31-2005, 08:43 PM   #1
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Question How to establish dial-up connection from bash ?

How can I establish a dialup connection while I am at the runlevel 3 with bash. I modified my network parameter to connect automatically on demand but it is not helping to start the dial up connection.
I want to do this to install an update from Suse FTP site.
After an online update my system login screen is in a continues loop so I cannot login into level 5. My effort to repair the system did not succeed because I need to install gfxboot to possibly fix the login issue. Any help is greatly appreciated

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Old 03-31-2005, 09:01 PM   #2
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try wvdial.

first run this as root:

wvdialconf create /etc/wvdial.conf

then edit /etc/wvdial.conf for your ISP info.
then run wvdial to connect.
Old 04-01-2005, 10:37 PM   #3
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Thanks born4linux. can some help how an edited wvdial.conf should look like
All help appreciated,

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