Strange Login Problem

Giulio Orsero giulioo at
Wed Oct 27 17:52:59 GMT 1999

On Thu, 28 Oct 1999 01:58:56 +1000, hai scritto:

>My problem is as follows:
>Whenever someone initiates a domain login, the login won't complete until
>the modem dials out and connects!  Something is causing Linux to think it
>needs to dial to the internet.  Any ideas on what may be causing this?

Use tcpdump and see the packes responsible for this and then block them,
if possible.
I use diald for dial on demand, and win boxes do dns lookup for netbios
names, so that I told diald not to dial-up for those specific packets.

giulioo at

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