[hsflinux] connect to internet

Tony Earnshaw tonni at billy.demon.nl
Tue Jan 20 01:56:32 EST 2004

man, 12.05.2003 kl. 18.58 skrev Mengxiong Gong:

> I have dual system in my computer (WIndows 98 and Linux RedHat 7.3, Kernel 
> 2.4.18-3) and modem is Conexant soft 56k PCI modem. My ISP is AOL ( I use 
> AOL 8.0 now). The connection to internet in my windows system is fine for 
> everything, but I just could NOT connect to internet in Linux system (gave 
> me the message: "CHAP authentication failed, connection terminated. Check 
> your username and password". Actually, my username and password are 
> absolutely correct)
> Is there somebady who has experienced this kind of problem? which version of 
> AOL or Earthlink works for Linux?, or I may have different probelms other 
> than incompatibility of AOL software with Linux?

Don't know how you are bringing up pppd at the moment, but try kppp
until you're familiar with Linux. You can choose your authentication
(PAP/CHAP) and other things with kppp (is from KDE, but runs fine under

Also, it has beautiful logs, which will keep you up to date with your
'phone bills, if you configure your cost-table correctly :)



Tony Earnshaw

There's none so daft as them as will not learn.

Mail: tonni at billy.demon.nl

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