[ltp] linux mandrake on a thinkpad T30
Wed, 12 Mar 2003 08:23:23 +0100
On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 12:58:55 -0500, Frank Roberts - SOTL wrote:
> On Tuesday 11 March 2003 12:04, Tino Keitel wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 11:53:55 -0500, Frank Roberts - SOTL wrote:
> > > On Tuesday 11 March 2003 08:07, Tino Keitel wrote:
> > > > On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 07:56:19 -0500, Frank Roberts - SOTL wrote:
> > > > > I am having a similar problem with Md 9.0. I can connect to the
> > > > > Internet by either modem or DSL but cannot set both up such that I
> > > > > can connect to either without doing a new set up. This translates
> > > > > into I can set up the system for a modem and everything works fine
> > > > > for the modem or I can set the system up for DSL and everything works
> > > > > fine for the DSL but I have not been able to set the system up for
> > > > > both a modem and DSL connection and then later connect to both - one
> > > > > at a time.
> > > > >
> > > > > I have found that when I do set the system up for modem and DSL with
> > > > > the DSL side connect-able but not connected that I can dial out on
> > > > > the modem and log-on to the network but that no browser or email
> > > > > client was able to see the network.
> > > > >
> > > > > All I can say with certainty is that there appears to be something
> > > > > blocking one connection or the other when both are set up.
> > > > >
> > > > > Please note the appears part of the above statement as I do not have
> > > > > DSL availability except one a month and when I have access to a DSL
> > > > > line I do not have access to a phone line so setting the system up
> > > > > and testing is a wee bit on the difficult side.
> > > >
> > > > Sounds like you just have to set up a proper default route.
> > >
> > > How?
> > Your ppp daemon should set up a default route if you dial out via
> > modem. If not, the pppd option "defaultroute" is missing. Maybe it
> > doesn't set a default route if there is already one. You have to do it
> > by hand if this is the case.
> Thank Tino
> I am sure that given a few hours with both a standard phone line and a DSL
> line I would be able to figure out how to do this. It is not a big deal that
> way. Unfortunately I do not have this option.
The problem is that you didn't give enough details, error messages when
you try to ping an internet IP and a hostname, detailed firewall
configuration etc., making it really hard to find the right solution
for your problem.
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