From: Niall (niall at domain magicgoeshere.com)
Date: Mon 15 May 2000 - 11:06:22 IST
On Mon, May 15, 2000 at 10:43:43AM +0100, Conor Lennon wrote:
> I've been dialing into Esat/IOL SurfNoLimits using wvdial since the
> beginning of the year from SuSE linux.
> No problem there.
> A week ago I trying to install koffice. There were some rpm conflicts,
> so I was removing and installing different packages.
> Now I can't dial up to the internet.
> I've reinstalled wvdial and pppd - no joy there.
> When I start wvdial, it goes ahead and dials up successfully, and pppd
> is started. (ps -A |grep pppd shows pppd is running)
> However netscape, ping, ftp, etc. don't think there's a connection to
> the internet.
> I've set up a second installation of SuSE linux, and I can dial up with
> Has anyone any ideas what files I should compare between the two
Perhaps you've got name server problems. Can you ping an external IP address
by number, rather than by name ? If that is the case, then you should check
/etc/resolv.conf - suseconfig has a nasty habit of overwriting that, based
on the values of the following lines in /etc/rc.config:
Niall O Broin
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