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Old 05-21-2005, 03:34 AM   #1
lswanson
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SUSE9.1 Internet Connection


OK, I'm new to Linux and SuSe. I've learned a lot in attempt to connect to the Internet. I got a new external serial modem, US Robotics. I'm sure that my configuration settings are correct. I am dialing into my Internet provider, Netscape. According to the log file, a Serial connection is established, but the CHAP authentication fails. I went into etc/ppp/chap-secrets to enter my username and password, hoping that might work, but I still cannot connect. Any idea or feedback would be appreciated.

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Old 05-21-2005, 06:44 PM   #2
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try entering the following on a new line at the end of /etc/ppp/pap-secrets:

yourloginname, a tab, an asterisk, a tab, yourpassword

this has worked for me !
 
Old 05-27-2005, 02:00 AM   #3
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sidesec,

Thanks for your help, but It won't work. I'll see what I can do. I really do appreciate your help!

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