[clug] Silly modem question

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Mon Aug 25 13:32:55 EST 2003

> have you tried to connect manually? often dialing in with kermit
> (www.columbia.edu/kermit) or similar will yield more details of why the
> connection was dropped.

I've tried minicom, and it experiences the same problems.

> Have you tried using wvdial or so to autoconfig
> the modem?

No, but I can see pppd running in the debug output.

> check to see if the ppp daemon is actually starting, or if
> the modems are dropping the line themselves. "NO CARRIER" just means
> that the other side has droped the line, for whatever reason. Could
> have been a failed negaotiation between the modems ... or could have
> been an authentication failure, or maybe ppp is just having a monday.

Yeah, I might try the factory settings thing suggested by another poster
as well.

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