RE: Slink but no Internet...:-(
Do you have the serial port drivers installed? if you do an 'lsmod'
command, you should see 'serial' as a module if you haven't compiled it into
the kernel. otherwise 'insmod serial' and 'insmod ppp' should get you a
long ways towards your goal. If all else fails refer to
http://www.linuxdoc.org/HOWTO/PPP-HOWTO/index.html for detailed help.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of
> Helgi Örn
> Sent: Friday, August 11, 2000 10:00 AM
> To: Debian User List
> Subject: Slink but no Internet...:-(
> Hello Debians!
> I have installed 2.1 several times but never managed to configure it to
> my satisfaction, no internet connection and no sound for example, and i
> have REALLY tried. I really would like to use Debian/GNU instead of SuSE
> which i otherwise have as my default OS.
> I've got a Diamond SupraExpress 56e PRO modem on ttyS0 (COM1), wvdial
> and pppconf have never found it. Wvdial says it can't find the modem,
> pon says that probably there is no kernel module for ppp support
> installed. The ppp module IS installed, the modem works fine with Win98
> and SuSE. So i'm stuck!
> Any ideas?
> Helgi Örn
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