Re: [Nolug] Connecting to AT&T Worldnet

From: Ron Johnson <>
Date: 29 May 2002 18:34:58 -0500
Message-Id: <1022715299.17108.18.camel@rebel>

On Wed, 2002-05-29 at 16:06, wrote:
> Am trying to get the computer of my friend from Pass Christian, MS to connect to his AT&T account. I have it here in NO and am using 324-1310 to dial in. He just had to have a new hard disc and was using only WordPad as software, so what an opporunity to migrate!
> I installed RH 7.2 and had no trouble connecting with my BellSouth account. But AT&T keeps giving me the same message: "login failed, reason =(-190, diltx45ev,1022xxxxxx-000," etc. and "Connection closed by foreign host."
> AT&T's personnel over have ranged from apologetic to downright rude. They referred me to a web page devoted to Linux connections, which didn't help. When I logged in to chathelp again is when I got the rude person.
> There must be some simple difference between AT&T and BellSouth setup. I was also getting BellSouth but not AT&T on my Linux box (newly upgraded to 7.2), but it drops off to at preset. I am writing on my HP notebook connected thru BellSouth's ADSL. Getting my Linux box to connect here is my next project.
> I'm supposed to go to Pass Christian on Friday and take my friend's computer back to him. He's putting on a family reunion on 6/8-9 and needs his e-mail!

Could there be a problem with authentication?

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