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Description of problem:
From System Settings-> Network ->Network Configuration (gui) to New,
I can attempt to enter modem values for the U.S. Robotics PCMCIA modem
in my Dell Inspiron 4150 laptop (internal modem is a WinModem)
Once Installed, I click on Activate in the Network configuration
window, and after about 30 seconds or so the above message appears:
Failed to activate ppp0 with error 8
This modem and laptop worked with earlier versions of Fedora (1) and
Linux (9). Modem and cord work with a Windows laptop.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Go to system settings, Network, and Network Configuration.
2.Highlight the Modem entry.
3.Click on "activate"
4. See failure message
Actual Results: No modem connection
Expected Results: The modem connection window disappears, and I get
a dialup connection to the web (Earthlink, in my Case)
DSL connection, via eth0 and my router, and DSL modem work
first time and everytime. PCMCIA modem has worked in the past with
other versions of Red Hat Linux, both 8 and 9.
Over to PPP
Fedora Core 3 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for security
updates only. If this problem is a security issue, please reopen and
reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a security issue and
hasn't been resolved in the current FC5 updates or in the FC6 test
release, reopen and change the version to match.
Can you please verify this with a newer Fedora release please?
Please verify this with a newer version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux or
Fedora Core and reopen it against the new version if there is still a
Closine as "not a bug" for now.