wvdialconf



WVDIALCONF(1)                                                    WVDIALCONF(1)




NAME

       wvdialconf - build a configuration file for wvdial(1)



SYNOPSIS

       wvdialconf /etc/wvdial.conf



DESCRIPTION

       wvdialconf  detects  your modem, its maximum baud rate, and a good ini-
       tialization string and generates or updates the wvdial(1) configuration
       file based on this information.

       wvdialconf  is  completely  non-interactive.   You  still  need to edit
       /etc/wvdial.conf to specify the phone number, login name, and  password
       of your internet account in order for wvdial(1) to work.

       It  is  safe  to run wvdialconf if a configuration file already exists.
       In that case, only the Modem, Baud, Init, and Init2 options are changed
       in the [Dialer Defaults] section, and only if autodetection is success-
       ful.



BUGS

       We’re willing to entertain the possibility.  Let us know  if  you  have
       any problems by sending an e-mail to <wvdial@nit.ca>.

       Also,  there is now a mailing list for discussion about wvdial.  If you
       are having problems, or have anything  else  to  say,  send  e-mail  to
       <wvdial-list@lists.nit.ca>.



DIAGNOSTICS

       An  exit status of 0 means that a modem was detected and the configura-
       tion file was updated successfully.

       Any other value means that something went wrong and  the  configuration
       file was unchanged.



AUTHORS

       Dave  Coombs  and  Avery  Pennarun for Net Integration Technologies, as
       part of the Worldvisions Weaver project.



SEE ALSO

       wvdial(1), wvdial.conf(5).



Worldvisions                      August 1998                    WVDIALCONF(1)

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