1. First you should isolate where the problem is. Is it modem, chat script,
pppd config or cable etc? You should look into system log files for chat and
pppd messages and maybe run pppd and chat with logging/debuging enabled.
2. Are you sure that you can use K56flex for IBM Net? I think that only x2
or V90 works there. Try different modem or disable K56flex or use K56flex
with another os to see.
3. I had once a similar problem (not 56 related). It was chat script that
sent a cr after connect. This single extra cr was enough for the server to
>Is anybody using IBM Global Network service to connect to the Internet with
>Red Hat Linux 5.1?
>I have tried allkinds of compinations without luck.
>I have a K56flex modem and always after dialing the line drops after few
>seconds. On WinNT 4.0 and Win98 the connection works OK.
>So if anybody has a example configuration of the above mentioned, I would
>like to get a example of the connection settings via E-mail.