Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 15924
PPP don't start...the modem don't dial-up
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:57 EDT
With an external USR 56K ...PPP don't launch the dial up sequence.
It was running on RH 6.2.
The modem is correctly detected (Kudzu says USR 56 external/fax modem)
RedHat ppp applet (gnome) do nothing, and PPP (control panel) freeze on connect.
No sound, no lights on modem.
Perhaps a bad sequence : ATZ...
The ATZ sequence resets the modem to its defaults. What are the contents of
I ve found that with a another ppp dialer (vppp), the default init sequence
don't work for the USR 56 ext fax modem : Modem init : AT&F&C1&D2Q0&K3W2
If I add Z to the sequence line...it works... :
Modem init : ATZ&F&C1&D2Q0&K3W2
contents of /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-ppp0 :
In which file can I found the init sequence used by redHat ppp apllet ?
I think it just that...
The init string is saved to /etc/wvdial.conf, to the appropriate "Modem"
Please verify this with a newer version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux or Fedora
Core and reopen it against the new version if it still occurs.
Closing as "not a bug" for now.