Failed to connect to server

Kareem Shehata kareem-d+8TeBu5bOew5LPnMra/2Q at
Fri Jul 16 02:53:35 UTC 2004

On Thu, 2004-07-15 at 20:57, Chris Aitken wrote:
> I'm getting "Failed to connect to server" trying to use 
> my dial-up account from knoppix 3.4 (hard-disk install). What did I 
> change before the problem started? Well, i tried to configure eth0. What 
> that has to do with the dial-up device I can't imagine. The  server is 
> fine -- I'm emailing from my account from another machine.
> At one point it was reported that another pppd process was running. I 
> did kill -9 [PID} on several pppd processes.
> At another point I got
> PPP Log
> /var/log/syslog.ppp
> /var/log/sylog
> /var/log/messages
> I'm connected but the server connection fails (whatever te difference 
> is) -- by my email browser or webmail -- so it really does seem to be 
> the server -- but it's not as I am able to access it from my other machine.
> Chris

After you dial-up, what is the result of ifconfig?  Do you see anything
relevant in the logs (syslog.ppp, syslog, or messages)?


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