xDSL connection does not starts correctly

Scott Fones boson245 at msn.com
Mon Nov 10 00:50:07 UTC 2003

I have the exact same occurance and thought it was just because i'm still 
relatively new to linux. I've been trying to work on it, but to no avail.  
Luckily I have a dual boot and can still get online to get this email.  
Hopefully somebody else has already had the problem and the solution.

>From: Jose Romildo Malaquias <romildo at uber.com.br>
>Reply-To: fedora-list at redhat.com
>To: fedora-list at redhat.com
>Subject: xDSL connection does not starts correctly
>Date: Sun, 9 Nov 2003 22:22:09 -0200
>I have configured my network connection (cable modem)
>using the wizard (internet-druid), and set it to
>start at system initialization. The wizard have created
>the configuration file for the connection as
>(NetSuper is the name I have give to my
>I have noticed that when the network service is
>started (service network start), the connection is
>not brought up and ifup puts an error message
>("configuration for ppp0 not found"). I have
>looked into some scripts and found that, for
>xDSL connections, ifup is being called with the
>device name of the connection (obtained from the
>ifcfg-NetSuper file), not with the interface name
>(NetSuper) as it was the case with Red Hat Linux 9.
>As there is no configuration for the device
>in this case), ifup fails.
>Has anybody else noticed this bug?
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