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RE: [SLUG] Those ol' modem installation blues .....
- To: "Martin" <writeme@xxxxxxxxxxx>, "Adam F. Bogacki" <adam@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: RE: [SLUG] Those ol' modem installation blues .....
- From: "Dave Kempe" <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed Nov 29 08:08:41 2000
- Cc: <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> The usual approach to this is to use minicom (man minicom) to actually
> dial in to your ISP so you can see what they actually ask you and try
> various answers till you know how the prompt/response pattern goes that
> will get you logged in. Then you either need to find a script setup tool
> (I think RH has one? anyone suggest what it is?) or you need to rtfm and
> do it by hand. I'd also suggest that you turn off auto-redial unless you
> really need it. I think it's just a tickbox in a rh setup window.
you can also install wvdial to learn this stuff for you.
It tries to gues whats going on and based on some basic info, get you