56 k modem

ms devicerandom at gmail.com
Tue Aug 17 01:21:13 UTC 2010

On 17/08/10 01:47, chris wrote:
> Hi Using 10.04, I run a 56k external modem on my laptop.  This is
> running through a usb to serial cable. Using gnome ppp front end for
> wvdial
> Up to know, and since 6.04, this has never given a problem.
> since the last kernal update, it is now dropping the connection, and I
> have to reboot for the system to find the modem.
> How can I restart the connection with out re-booting

Hmm, for a start, try:

sudo /etc/init.d/network-manager restart

and see if it comes back.

Also, check if the logs (/var/log/messages) say anything odd regarding 
your modem and report.


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