Re: [Fwd: KI-2.6.8-2-686 Upgrage And Modem Issuse]-Problem Solved-Partially-then finally
Leonard Chatagnier(firstname.lastname@example.org) is reported to have said:
Please trim your posts! Most of us use threaded mail readers and we
already have all the posts in the thread. Hint - install mutt....
> Wayne, thank you for the clue on network/interfaces. When I read your
> message, I commented
> out the two tunneling commands as shown below and booted sarge:
> lchata@ChatagnierL-Home:~$ cat /etc/network/interfaces
> # /etc/network/interfaces -- configuration file for ifup(8), ifdown(8)
> # The loopback interface
> auto lo
> iface lo inet loopback
> # The first network card - this entry was created during the Debian
> installation# (network, broadcast and gateway are optional)
> #auto tunl0 #####Commented out
> #iface tunl0 inet static #####Commented out
> address 192.168.1.1
> netmask 255.255.255.0
> network 192.168.1.0
> broadcast 192.168.1.255
I would comment out all of the above, not just the first line. JMO
Oh, and the sl0 stuff as well.
> After rebooting, wvdialed and apt-get update on console and the download
> started immediately. I didn't see anything about sl0 in the file, but
> it works now. I vaguely remember, during a debconf process for
> networking while installing the sarge kernel image, accepting the
> default IP address numbers. A mistake, as I have no network except for
> a dial-up modem. This is one of the big bug-a-boos for me with
> Debian-never enough info for the newbie to make an intelegent choice.
> However, when I went to KDE and
> started the Mozilla browser, I still get the URL not found message
> indicating I still have some DNS issues.
> Also, this message could not be sent via my SMPT account-send mail
> error-unable to connect to SMPT servr. I would appreciate any more
> suggestions on this.
Are you, in fact, using sendmail? If so I can't help because I quit
using that years ago. Now using exim3 (because I couldn't get exim4
to sent any mail!) :-(. Setting up exim3 is a breeze and I can help
you with that.
> For the Debian users, especially newbies, still having modem issues with
> kernel upgrades from woody, I suggest going to linmodems.technion.ac.il
> and download and use scanModem. ScanModem has been greatly improved and
> pointed to my key problem. There seems to be a lot of modem issuse when
> to new kernels especially above 2.6.8. Wayne, thanks for the progress
> so far.
> Leonard Chatagnier
This exchange will be in the archives so those that search the archives
will benefit from it.
> PS-Finally, after a lot of viewing config files, making some change and
> still no success, I uninstalled sl0 via apt-get remove and my browser
> and email client now works under KDE. Everyone note, scanModem told me
> what the problem was and should be of help to all newbies like me.
> Thanks for everybody's response and imput. I needed it alll.
Keep at it. You will get there and once you do you wil just love
The attention span of a computer is only as long as its electrical cord.