Re: odd ppp performance
On Sun, 23 Apr 2000, Lee Bradshaw wrote:
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> > This has occured with different Deb boxes and different ISPs. Seems to me
> > that it is either a ppp bug or a kernel bug but it has persisted over
> > different versions of both.
> It may be your isp. I've seen the problem where neither ppp nor the
> kernel should have been involved.
> At the time I was using an ethernet to ISDN router, so ppp wasn't
> involved. The ISDN router was the default gateway, so I wasn't
> bringing interfaces up and down and changing routes. The router would
> bring up the isdn line if it saw traffic that needed to go off the local
> net. If the connection got really slow I'd stop using it and/or force
> the isdn connection to drop. If a brought it back up a couple minutes
> later, everything was fine.
> Lee Bradshaw lee@sectionIV.com (preferred)
> Alantro Communications firstname.lastname@example.org
I have seen it between two Debian boxes so it's not ISP trouble. As you
have seen it with ISDN we can rule out both ppp itself and the modems,
which seems to leave the kernel. It would be nice to have it fixed but I'm
too much of a weenie to bring it up on linux-net or whatever.
Lindsay Allen <email@example.com> Perth, Western Australia
voice +61 8 9316 2486 32.0125S 115.8445E Debian Linux