Re: ppp problems with strange log diagnostics
Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2002 21:24:26 -0600
From: Gary Turner <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>> Noise on the line could also explain the "Modem hangup" errors.
>>This diagnostic is very convincing to me since this is
>>compatible with the very chaotic behaviour of my connection.
>>(Similarly, when I phone abroad, I can sometimes hardly
>>understand what is said whereas the link is sometimes very clear.) . . .
>. . . Unless the
>source is *indeed* on your side of the box, stay on the phone co.'s
>butt. In the meantime, reset your connection speed lower. Lower speeds
>are less susceptible to noise interference. Even if that helps big
>time, don't let the phone co. off the hook.
In the early 1990s a similar thread continued until the victim
reported new evidence: trouble began precisely when his fridge
kicked in . . . .