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To: costin cosoveanu <ccostin@...>
From: Ryan <ryan@...>
Subject: Re: pppd problems
Date: Sun, 05 Dec 2004 20:34:09 -0500
costin cosoveanu wrote:

>Hi
>
>I have some problems with my  external modem, conexant (hardware),
>connected on serial  port 1 /dev/ttyS0. pppd fail to connect.pppd
>version is 2.4.2.
>How should connections scripts look like to execute pppd from bash ?
>
>#pppd call name_of_isp
>/etc/ppp/chat_name_of_isp
>/etc/ppp/peers/name
>/etc/ppp/chap-secrets
>/etc/ppp/pap-secrets
>
>The modem work fine from KPPP.
>
>Thanks.
>
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>gentoo-desktop@g.o mailing list
>
>
>  
>
I've not personally used KPPP so I'm not sure where it puts the files 
that it generates, but from a command-line, you should be able to type:

pppd call connection_name

Where connection_name is the name of a file in the /etc/ppp/peers/ 
directory. If that fails, try adding debug to the end of the 
command-line entry (although, you may only be able to specify the debug 
option if you're root) and then check your logs for more information 
and/or error messages (and post back here).

Ryan

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