Feisty dialup connection problems

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Mon May 28 13:17:09 UTC 2007

Peter Garrett wrote:

> On Mon, 28 May 2007 14:08:48 +0930
> squareyes <squareyes at internode.on.net> wrote:
>> first thing before setup it asks "Do I want to send "unsent mail" Didn't
>> purge it if unsent mail is still there.
> This would be from your user-specific configs in $HOME, which do not get
> purged - apt/dpkg leaves your $HOME alone.
>> Am wondering if I should do a complete fresh install of Feisty.
> Sounds like you are getting some weird stuff happening - do you get the
> same symptoms if you create a new user and try from there? ( e.g. create a
> user "test" and add that user to your groups etc. )

I'd be willing to bet the fresh install of feisty would do the job.  But
fixing /etc/ppp/options should be easier.

Check the value of the auth/noauth option.  Change it to noauth until
somebody fixes the problem that requires this...

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