Bug#408340: syslog example
Am Montag, 29. Januar 2007 10:13 schrieben Sie:
> I suspect this is done intentionally by your ISP and all http traffic is
> redirected to a page that explains how to contact the ISP if the login info
> is bad. (Needless to say that the assumption that the mostly/only/first
> used protocol is stupid, but, anyhow, is their choice).
This is exactly what happens.
> As far as I am concerned, I think the best solution is to warn in the
> installation guide about such abnormal behaviour/setups.
> Tammo, Frans, what do you think about this approach?
I think you are right here. One might test the connection in a different way
(e.g. wget something from www.d.o). But as you never know how weird the ISP
setup might be, you might never catch all possible scenarios. So a warning in
the guide would be better. You may even add a very short notice in the
success message of the ppp-udeb.
BTW. My Provider is Arcor Gremany (I think it's still a Vodafone division)