Bug 50672 - First page of the modem dial-up configuration doesn't make any sense
First page of the modem dial-up configuration doesn't make any sense
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-network (Show other bugs)
7.3
i386 Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
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Reported: 2001-08-01 19:01 EDT by Panic
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-06 10:19:27 EDT
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Description Panic 2001-08-01 19:01:58 EDT
Description of Problem:

The first page of the modem dial-up configuration Asks for a "device name".
 Is this supposed to be /dev/ttyS0?  Modem0 as indicated in the Advanced
tab?  What is Modem0 anyway?  Should it be ppp0?  I named my device
"mindspring", but don't know if that is causing problems or not.  It seems
to be okay, and the wvdial configuration created works okay.

How Reproducible:

Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Add a Modem type of configuration
2. Try to figure out what "Device Name" means
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Actual Results:

Confusion, dillusionment, and pain.

Expected Results:

Oh, something like "Connection Name"?

Additional Information:
Comment 1 Panic 2001-08-01 19:06:09 EDT
A clarification -- this is neat's Add->Modem only, as internet-druid has a
different problem.
Comment 2 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2001-08-01 19:27:59 EDT
UI issues are being worked on.
Comment 3 Glen Foster 2001-08-02 17:45:15 EDT
This defect is considered SHOULD-FIX for Fairfax.
Comment 4 Harald Hoyer 2001-08-08 11:01:36 EDT
changed label to: Nickname

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