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> Modem Installation, pppup
post Aug 23 2003, 03:58 AM
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The story so far, don't know what to try next can you help? Git                            

Hi stuck on this file, can you help?
chmod failed to get attributes of ppp-up: no such file or directoy.
continued on and typed in command to dial and got
Aug 15 14:37:00 local host crond [2722]; mail cmd(/usr/bin/python -s/var/lib/mailman/cron/grunner eth0:error fetching interface info dir not found , can anyone tell me if this download will ever work or should I just buy an external modem?   
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Posted: Aug 19 2003, 02:20 PM

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What type of modem do you have?
What steps have you taken so far to install ppp-up? It sounds like you haven't unpacked it or you weren't in the proper directory when you ran the chmod command.


Posted: Aug 19 2003, 02:54 PM

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Hi Joey, thanx for reply, my modem is a creative modem Blaster V92 PCI D15791 I am very very new to Linux ,
I have been working through the pppup howto file and got as far as editing files (DNS and dial up number) with emacs as I don't have pico. all seems well until I type in "chmod 700 ppp-up,
chmod 700 ppp-down" when I get the error "chmod failed to get attributes of pppup-up no such file or directoy"
also after typing ./InstallMe I get a list of files to overwrite two of them have errors ( etho: error fetching interface info directory not found, & cp can not start 'READ*; no such file or directory)
thanx, cantankerousgit
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