Thanks Gavin. Is this go free based in Ireland. I live in Ireland and use
eircom. I have used it fairly all right under Windows but am having
difficulty under SUSE Linux 9.1.
So can you fill me a little more. I try to sort the problem out from the
little internet icon in SUSE by clicking the right mouse button. Please
----- Original Message -----
From: Gavin McCullagh <gmccullagh at gmail.com>
To: <ilug at linux.ie>
Sent: Saturday, July 09, 2005 1:31 PM
Subject: Re: [ILUG] Modems and online
[ either you're living in a far off time-zone (in which case dialling up to
Eircom may be a bit pricey!) or the clock on your computer is set wrong ]
On Sun, 10 Jul 2005, Karl Carlile wrote:
> I am having going on-line under the SUSE Linux 9.1 operating system that I
> have recently installed on my PC. Despite my many efforts I just cannot
> succeed in logging on. I can actually ring the Eircom server and hear the
> handshaking going as if everything is fine. But then it cuts off. This has
> happened repeatedly.
What program are you using to dial up, kppp perhaps?
> I use the number 1891150150 to gain access together wiht the DNS/IP
> addresses. I have been trying to solve this prob for weeks now but with
> little fruit. Pleases support me. I use a Dell Pentium and an external
> modem US Robotics
Do we presume you can succesfully dialup with these details from some other
operating system? If not, make sure you have the correct phone number as a
friend recently was using the wrong number and kept getting similar
symptoms. Something about the difference between the gofree number and the
paid account one, or some such.
Full details are listed below, the gofree accounts apparently need to use a
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