Re: couldn't match host name or address
The problem was: When I dial into my ISP, I get a prompt that says: host: here I
type ppp then my username and password. How would I get it to type ppp? Would I
just change my ppp.chatscript to say?
ABORT "NO DIALTONE"
Tim Sailer wrote:
> Martin Bialasinski wrote:
> > On Wed, 24 Dec 1997, Aaron Walker wrote:
> > > When I try to dial my ISP using /etc/ppp.chatscript in my ppp.log file I
> > > get this message:
> > >
> > > Dec 24 09:52:42 speedy chat: ATDT7454342(a carrot goes here)M
> > > Dec 24 09:52:42 speedy chat: Couldn't match host name or address -
> > > please try again(carrot goes here)M
> > >
> > Do you use pon to connect?
> > Check if you have "debug" in /etc/ppp.options_out (or was it in
> > /etc/ppp/options ? Better put it in both files, I don't recall if pon uses
> > them both). This will give more verbose messages.
> I think he is using pap, and pap-secrets doesn't match the hostname.
> > BTW: What does "(carrot goes here)" mean?
> He means ^M
> (work) email@example.com / (home) firstname.lastname@example.org - http://www.buoy.com/~tps
> Nihil illegitemi carborvndvm.
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