Andrew L. Gould
algould at datawok.com
Fri Feb 25 20:36:17 GMT 2005
On Friday 25 February 2005 02:12 pm, Peterhin wrote:
> On February 25, 2005 14:09, you wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 25, 2005 at 12:11:34PM -0500, Peterhin wrote:
> > > I have 5.3 installed, and am trying to get my dial-up going.
> > > In the handbook under 22.214.171.124 when I try to do a
> > > 'cd /dev'
> > > 'sh MAKEDEV tun0'
> > > I get "can't open makedev: No such file or directory"
> > The 5.x series uses a devfs filesystem which creates devices on the
> > fly. You don't have to make the devices manually anymore.
> > > I also tried using G. Lehey instructions from his book, I get to
> > > the point where the external modem dials at reboot, but no
> > > connection. I have looked in the log files and it looks like
> > > Authentication failure is my problem.
> OK, finger trouble on my part I have a connection now.
> > Username and password is incorrect? Post us the actual contents of
> > the logs and your ppp.conf (with the username/password blanked out)
> > and we will have a better idea just what is going wrong with your
> > system.
> I have a good connection however if I try to disconnect by typing
> at the 'PPP ON localhost>' close
> 'PPP ON Localhost>
> or use the 'q'
> I get back to the #
> however the modem has not disconnected. I did a 'ping' to confirm on
Is ppp still active in the background? What does 'ps ax | grep ppp'
I used to kill ppp using a "hangup" python script:
import os, string, sys
a = 'ps ax | grep ppp'
b = os.popen(a).readlines()
c = b
d = string.split(c)
os.popen('kill ' + d)
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