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Date:      Tue, 22 Dec 1998 12:51:31 +0000
From:      Mark Ovens <marko@uk.radan.com>
To:        Tim Stinnett <trinity@ioa.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: chat
Message-ID:  <367F95D3.99ABEF9A@uk.radan.com>
References:  <000101be2d4b$97a93b00$99268acd@default>

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Tim Stinnett wrote:
> 
> Hello.
> 
> I have recently installed FreeBSD 3.0 on my computer.  I am trying to
> connect to the internet through a local ISP.  I have a PnP modem and have
> modified the source using a FAQ found on the FreeBSD web server and the
> modem works correctly.  I have printed the pages from the hand book for
> setting up a ppp connection and have followed it to the letter, as far as I
> can tell.  When I type ppp from the shell I get ppp ON foo:.  I can then
> type term and using ATDT dial into my ISP.  After connecting it goes into
> packet mode and I can run ping in the background and hit my ISP.  If I try
> to use the command ppp -auto provider I get an error saying Chat failed.  I
> never hear the modem dial.  I have tried to change the dial string but can
> not find anything that will work.  Do you have any suggestions that I might
> try.  Thanks,
> 

It would help if you include your /etc/ppp/ppp.conf file with your
message.


> Tim Stinnett
> Flatpickin'   Just DU IT!
> 
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  was this thinking that caused the problem in the first place.

Mark Ovens, CNC Applications Engineer, Radan Computational Ltd
Sheet Metal CAD/CAM Solutions
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