Earthlink DSL failing to see Ubuntu

Phillip Susi psusi at
Thu Oct 27 20:14:17 UTC 2005

What do you mean the web browser says you have a good connection?  How 
are you connecting to the modem?  Ethernet?  Does your ISP use PPPoE ( a 
retarded protocol ) and does your modem support it?

Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
> Or is Ubuntu failing to see the DSL?
> I don't know.  The web browser says I have a good connection, all the
> little lights are lit correctly, but my connection is not used by
> Ubuntu.  I have been through the (pitiful) earthlink troubleshooting
> guide but it just says to keep resetting the router/modem and that
> doesn't help.  So far the forums haven't been much help, either. 
> Possibly I am searching the wrong terms.
> Can anybody help?  I'm dying to see this 'broadband' everybody keeps
> talking about.
> Cybe R. Wizard

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