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I have an on-board VIA Rhine ethernet connection on my Ubuntu machine that connects to another PC in my house. This connection was detected and installed when I converted to ...
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- 12-13-2004 #1
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- Nov 2004
- Southeast British Columbia
Ethernet card conflicts with dial-up modem
I connect to the internet using a serial dial-up modem, but every time I boot up, I have to "disable" the network connection to make the modem work as it should.
It's as though the browser, email etc all want to use the network card, instead of the modem.
Is there a way to make these 2 devices play nice?
- 12-15-2004 #2
I used a small script similiar to this when I had 56K:
#!/bin/sh #zdawgs script to stop/start eth0 and dialout IFCONFIG=/usr/sbin/ifconfig ifconfig eth0 down && pon echo; echo "Down eth0... dialing..." echo "Press ENTER when dial ready." read ready ifconfig eth0 up exit 0Me & Myself just ganged up on I....... Now We all have problems..and none of Us are speaking!
bash-3.00$ uname -a
SunOS sparky 5.11 OpenSolaris-swa sun4u sparc SUNW,Ultra-Enterprise