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TCPIP on RHL 4.2 (Biltmore)

Andrew Gaskell writes:

> I have set up the modem using the configuration tool in the control panel
> (fvmw-2-95 I think)and configured the phone number to dial and my username
> and password for my account on Prodigy Internet in the network configuration
> tool. When I activate the connection, I hear the modem dial and it sounds
> like it is trying to connect, but when I try to telnet/use the browser there
> is no connection and a few mins. later I hear the modem resetting. If I leave
> the button ticked for trying again after I gave been disconnected, the modem
> automatically dials again. I have tried a variety of combinations of options
> from customize in the network setup - but nothing makes any difference.
> I have an internal 14.4 modem and an i486 running Red hat Linux on the 
> 2nd hard drive. Do I need to pass some option to chat for the connection 
> to work? 

I recently had similar problems, and a friend explained how to set up to get
a log of what happens when you try to connect.  Once I had the log and looked
at it, all became clear.  Here is what my friend said:

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