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Re: [SLE] ISDN dial-on-demand in SuSE 8.0
  • From: Thibaut Cousin <cousin@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 3 Oct 2002 11:13:44 +0200
  • Message-id: <200210031113.44281.cousin@xxxxxxxx>
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Le Mardi 1 Octobre 2002 20:48, wolfi a écrit :
> > I know this would be better posted in suse-isdn, but I don't speak
> > German... I'm using SuSE 8.0 pro on a K6 with the latest i4l updates
> > (2002.7.31-0). My ISDN card is an ISA model (yeah, sorry), Gazel 753.
> >
> > The problem is the following: I have only one provider, configured
> > through YaST2. I checked the "Automatic connection" option (loose
> > translation, I'm using french version. It is for "dial-on-demand".) The
> > SMPPPD server is up and running.
> > The connection is etablished correctly if I use KInternet (i.e.
> > manually), but the automatic part doesn't work.
> > Is there a known bug with automatic ISDN connection? Or a trick?
> > It did work OK with SuSE 7.3.
> First, I do know some French, but this is an English list, so ...
> Second, the Germans (normally, at lest they are supposed to) know
> English (or they are that damn stoopid that they won't be able to answer
> your question ... *haha*), so if you don't get a good answer here, then
> try the SuSE-ISDN list in English ...
> The problem should not be with the ISA card. I have got two boxen in my
> two residences, both run SuSE 8.0, both run ISDN, both run Fritz!Card,
> just that one box has got the Fritz PCI card, the other box has got a
> Fritz ISA PnP card (1). OK, so far, this is just one little hint that
> ISA don't hurt - at least it shouldn't *haha*
> OK, so now let's finally go to work! Obviously YaST2 doesn't do its job
> correctly. This is not nice, but we can get around this.
> Check /etc/sysconfig/isdn/; since you only got one provider, you should
> have only two files in there:
> cfg-contr0 # that's for the card
> cfg-net0 # that's for the connection / provider.
> Edit the latter as root. Especially check this line:
> DIALMODE="manual"
> Or whatever is in there. Overwrite it with "automatic", save the file
> and restart ISDN, I don't remember the command right now. A reboot is
> overkill, but it will definitely restart ISDN:-)
> See what will happen then.

Thanks for the answer! I tried that yesterday, to no avail. The DIALMODE
variable was "auto", I changed it to "automatic" just in case, but it didn't
correct the problem. Of course I restarted everything before testing the
What can I investigate next? Any idea?

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