Re: [Fwd: KI-2.6.8-2-686 Upgrage And Modem Issuse]
On 03/13/2005 02:20 PM, Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
Please someone respond to this. I've done my homework and am stymied.
just a clue would help. Thanks for reconsidering.
KI-2.6.8-2-686 Upgrage And Modem Issuse
Leonard Chatagnier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Fri, 11 Mar 2005 01:48:52 +0000
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After upgrading to kernel-image 2.6.8-2-686 and reinstalling my hcfpci
winmodem deb file, I can activate the modem, dial my ISP, conduct PAP
negotiations and get my local IP address and DNS servers assigned with a
real connection in process using wvdial as indicated by the online time
when I kill the process with cntrl C. However, no transmissions take
If I use apt-get update, upgrade or anything requiring data transfer I
error: to the effect-tempory error resolving URL. If I use my mozilla
I get URL cannot be found, check the name and try again. It's obvious
to me that the connection is there, but there is no communication
Am I dealing with a bug or is there an easy fix as there was for my
problem. The modem works fine when I bootup with my 2.4.18-bf2.4 kernel
using the same configuration files on wvdial, pon, pap-secrets,
I'll appreciate any advice or suggested reading offered to solve this
problem. It's the only issue I know to have to get a fully functioning
system with the sarge kernel.
Thanks so much,
Hello again Leonard,
I'll take a few non-expert swings at this... :)
1) Confirm your connectivity with ping and traceroute to a numerical IP
address like 126.96.36.199 or 188.8.131.52.
2) Your errors resolving urls sound like a "no dns" problem. Try $ host
www.debian.org , or $ dig www.kernel.org to see if you're getting
anything back from your dns servers.
Of course you've read the /usr/share/doc/... for the packages you've
upgraded and checked the bug reports for them?