Re: setting a specific peer name
- From: Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com>
- To: barsalou <barjunk attglobal net>
- Cc: networkmanager-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: setting a specific peer name
- Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2009 14:19:25 -0700
On Wed, 2009-09-23 at 08:30 -0800, barsalou wrote:
> Quoting Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com>:
> > On Tue, 2009-09-22 at 23:11 -0800, barsalou wrote:
> >> Quoting Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com>:
> >> >> The command is 'pppd call mypeername'.....wanted to know if the gui
> >> >> tool could/would replicate that behavior.
> >> >
> >> > That command appears to only tell pppd to read options
> >> > from /etc/ppp/peers/<name>.
> >> >
> >> >> Either that, or how/where do I change all the options for the
> >> >> connection. It has most of it right, but there are a few items off.
> >> >
> >> > You can change many of the options from the connection editor,
> >> > nm-connection-editor, in the PPP tab for that connection.
> >> One of the options that cannot be set is the tty device...when
> >> connecting a Mercury USBConnect device, it tries to use ttyS3 and it
> >> should be S4....so using the 'call' option works because I have
> >> specific ability to change that option.
> > The port that should be used is determined automatically by
> > NetworkManager or ModemManager. So if there's something wrong with
> > that, we need to fix NM. You should never ever have to specify the port
> > yourself. What version of NM?
> > You probably mean ttyUSB3/ttyUSB4 too, right?
> Version 0.7.0.100.
> I'm using xubuntu 9.04.
> I did in fact meant ttyUSB3/ttyUSB4....thanks for catching that.
What specific package version of NetworkManager? Can you provide some
logs from /var/log/daemon.log from when you plug the device in and when
NM recognizes it?
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