Re: Wacky thing with a dialin ppp server
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On Sun, 6 Sep 1998, Peter Iannarelli wrote:
>What happens is, everything runs fine for about 2 days. Then the
>dedicated link to the internet stops -- but the link is not dropped.
>When this happens, no one can dialin. -- connections are refused.
>Additionally I can't see the network. If I issue a route command,
>nothing shows up.
I have similar problems here, but since my ISP is a bit flakey, I'd
thought it was a problem on their end. A more serious thing that
happens on my end is that the modem itself occasionally gets confused
and stops responding to even a poff/pon. When that happens, I actually
have to power cycle the modem. Fortunately, it's extremely rare (seen
it twice in six months), and usually happens right after I go from
Windows95 after it was dialed in straight to Linux, which then
automatically dials in.
So anyway, you're not alone.
Zed Pobre <email@example.com> | PGP key on servers, fingerprint on finger
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