[lug] PPP0 problems RH7.1 w/ 2.4.2

Hugh Brown hugh at vecna.com
Fri May 18 19:55:40 MDT 2001

You might also try using wvdial.  I had better luck with it than I did the
gui dialer programs.


"D. Stimits"
> Is this a PCI or ISA modem? If ISA, is it plug-n-play or jumper? If PCI,
> do you have your bios set to "o/s is NOT pnp aware"? If you have "o/s is
> NOT pnp aware", have you used setserial or setpci to set up the
> hardware? If this is PCI, what is the content of /proc/pci, as well as
> the output of "lspci -v"? What brand (and model also if you know) is the
> modem?
> D. Stimits, stimits at idcomm.com
> John Starkey wrote:
> > 
> > Hello all.
> > 
> > I'm stuck on 56k for a few days and have a lot that needs to be done over
> > the weekend, so i'm setting up PPP0 for the first time in over a year.
> > Wondering if i could get some help.
> > 
> > I did a debug with RH's Dialup Configurator and it died saying to check
> > the logs. In the logs I'm seeing:
> > 
> > Using ppp0
> > local IP xx.xx.xx.xx
> > remote IP xx.xx.xx.xx
> > read: Bad file descriptor(9)
> > Exit.
> > pppd 2.3.11 started by root
> > ioctl(PPPIOCGFLAGS): Invalid argument
> > tcsetattr: Invalid Argument
> > Exit
> > 
> > Anyone know what it's trying to say?? And what it might need? The first
> > time I tried RH PPP Connect app it crashed pretty hard but with only the
> > generic "xxx has crashed" message, and has been crashing since. So I don't
> > know if it had written a corrupt file maybe?
> > 

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