Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 112627
impossible to establish an internet connection
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:06:59 EST
Description of problem:
i installed rhel on toshiba satellite 2400 ( i m running rh9 without
after configuring my xdsl internet connection with the Internet
Configuration Wizard, (and activating it) i still cannot connect to
the internet. i rebooted my computer, on startup i have this message:
bringing up ppp0 [FAILED].
(i must reactivate the connection after login).
>ifdown ppp0 gives this message : usage ifdown <device name>
on shutdown i had the message above again.
in directory /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/
i found this file : ifcfg-sympatico (sympatico is my ISP)
i renamed the file above to ifcfg-ppp0 and that fixed the problem
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):1.2.58
Steps to Reproduce:
this is because of adsl-start/adsl-connect ... reassigning to Than
could you please try rp-ppoe-3.5-8 in rawhide. Does it fix this
problem for you ?
yes, i've upgraded to rp-pppoe-3.5-8, re-configured my internet
connection and everything workes fine.