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Re: ADSL/PPPoE; ppp0: Device not found



On Fri, Apr 18, 2003 at 12:06:20PM -0700, Virgil wrote:
> Hi, All:
> 
> For months I had been a happy user of ADSL Verizon (USA).
> 
> A week or so ago, the service suddently stopped working.
> 
> After trying a few things, I removed and the re-install all PPP related
> packages.
> 
> The configuration utility, pppoeconf runs fine and successfully
> complete setup.
> 
> But, when I attempt to connect for the first time, I get:
> 
> ppp0: error fetching interface information: Device not found

Is your ethernet card driver loaded? What does /var/log/dmesg or
/var/log/messages report regarding eth0?

> 
> Cold-rebooting, removing, re-installing and re-configuring have proven
> useless.
> 
> Again, the funniest thing is that I had been using this service for
> months without any difficulty, and it stopped working without
> explanation.
> 
> Also, this does NOT seem to be hardware related, because I am right now
> connected from Windows XP with same hardawre (woody; dual boot Thinkpad
> T22; modem is wirespeed by webtel)
> 
> Needless to say, i've already done a good deal of "googling" about this
> problem, without any help.
> 
> Thanks in advance.
> 
> 
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-- 
Jerome

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