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SubjectRe: kernel 2.2.3 and pppd
On Sun, 21 Mar 1999, Karl F. Larsen wrote:

> The problem is getting pppd to work with kernel 2.2.3 on a
> Red Hat version 5.2 computer. The pppd version is the latest done
> March 11 1999. All works fine under the 2.0.36 kernel.
> Below is a debug from pppd and it shows that pppd is not
> getting through to the ISP. The dev/modem is sim linked to dev/ttyS0
> as required.
> All other functions appear to work fine. I applied all kernel
> 2.2.x rpm files to my system.

I can't see it being a kernel problem. Here and a remote site both use ppp
2.3.5 as distributed with RH 5.2 and kernel 2.2.3.

Perhaps it's modem settings? I've seen USR 33.6 and V.90 modems bomb when
connecting because of using ATZ, had to use AT&F1 to initialize the modem
instead to turn on HWFC (the remote site I spoke of uses a USR V.90 modem).


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