Re: trouble starting diald
>The problem is most likely with the device you are using. Even though
>the man page, the FAQ and whatever other docs you find about diald
>keep showing examples of it working on cua? devices, this in NOT
>true. You should have it talk through a ttyS? device. It wasn't
>always thus, I gather, but I suspect the problem started showing up
>when ppp went to 2.2.0. The author of the package is aware of the
>problem: he actually came up with the solution (for the record).
That did the trick - many thanks!
(Also thanks to others who offered suggestions.)
Richard Kettlewell firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.elmail.co.uk/staff/richard/