Re: Modem logs on, but can't be used
From: Andreas Tretow (andreas.tretow-ng_at_gmx.de)
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2003 11:57:17 +0200
On Wed, 24 Sep 2003 01:08:04 +0000, SL wrote:
> "Andreas Tretow" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> On Tue, 23 Sep 2003 02:42:38 +0000, SL wrote:
>> > I gave up with all the modem set-up wizards and just manually configured
>> > ppp. Finally the modem dials, connects and logs on with no errors in
>> > /var/log/messages. The problem is that Modzilla doesn't see it. If I
>> > in drudgereport.com, it says that it can't be found. Pinging that
>> > gives me the same error message.
>> > Any hints?
>> What is the exact output of 'ping 126.96.36.199'?
> (188.8.131.52) 56 (84) bytes of data
> nothing after this
>> What is the exact output of 'ping drudgereport.com'?
> ping: unknown host drudgereport.com
>> What is the exact output of 'route'?
> Kernel IP routing table
> Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use
> 184.108.40.206 * 255.255.255.255 UH 0 0 0
> 169.254.0.0 * 255.255.0.0 U 0 0
This is probably your problem. Edit your /etc/sysconfig/network and add:
Then restart your entire network ('service network restart')and try again.
If this line persists in your setup you might also need to add this line
to your /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-[eth[0|1]|ppp] scripts.
> 0 lo
> 127.0.0.0 * 255.0.0.0 U 0 0
> 0 lo
> default 220.127.116.11 0.0.0.0 UG 0 0
> 0 ppp0
>> Consider posting your '/etc/ppp/options'.
> /dev/modem 57600 connect /etc/ppp/earthlink-connect crtscts defaultroute
Consider also using the option 'usepeerdns' and read 'man pppd' for