View Full Version : Netscape in Redhat Linux

07-08-2001, 07:56 PM
Hi, all

I just bought a new external modern today. I got it to connect to my ISP in Redhat with no problem. But here is the catch. Netscape seems not to recognize that there is a connection going on in the background (i am certain that i am connected, 'cause the phone is engaged). How do I get the program to recognize the connection? (i tried to connect with both wvdial and kppp, both connected)

I am using a D-Link External Modem, and Redhat 7.0.

07-08-2001, 08:25 PM
I havn't used linux with a modem myself because of my winmodem, heres some general stuff.

What error message does NS give you?
Have you told it your proxy & DNS servers?
And can you ping anything, ie 'ping www.yahoo.com' and 'ping' (yahoo's IP).

07-08-2001, 09:04 PM
Hmm. Pinging failed... It said something like unknown host or something. And yes, NS did say, something like 'unknown server'. I am using Inet as my ISP, and I have no need to specify DNS in Windows 98 SE.