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Re: Still can't surf the web with wvdial

On Thu, Aug 26, 2004 at 01:19:20PM +1200, geekboy wrote:
> >This happened to me.  My ethernet connection was interfering with ppp.  Try
> >
> ># ifconfig eth0 down
> >
> >Then redial your internet connection.  If it works, good.  If not, undo 
> >this
> >setting with:
> >
> ># ifconfig eth0 up
> >
> >No harm done.  Might be worth a try.
> Mint! thats the trick.
> now how to make it always be off by default on boot?
> yet usable in the future.
> Haldor

I would try commenting out the eth0 entry in your

Here's mine with the relevant lines marked, incase it helps:

# /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
auto eth0                             <--
iface eth0 inet static                <--
        address           <--
        netmask         <--
        broadcast       <--
        gateway           <--
        network         <--

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