Bug 17910 - rp3 fails to dial
Summary: rp3 fails to dial
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rp3   
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Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 2000-09-29 21:47 UTC by Brian Wheeler
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-10-01 10:18:29 UTC
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Description Brian Wheeler 2000-09-29 21:47:22 UTC
I'm using a PnP modem which works just fine when I set it up under wvdial
(run manually), but when running rp3 to dial in, it never dials but instead
assigns a ppp(n) device with IP  The behavior is the same
whether I select the GUI or set it to activate at boot.

Comment 1 Neil Thompson 2000-10-01 10:18:27 UTC
This is also a problem with an external modem (which works fine on 6.2 + all
updates).  I also found that doing an ifup ppp0 (or whichever of the dialup
interfaces I select ) causes the same problems.

Comment 2 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-10-02 05:47:51 UTC
You've enabled "demand-dialing" mode.  From the advanced properties tab, uncheck
the "bring link up and down automatically" box.

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