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Re: dip and potato don't completely mix

On Fri, Mar 26, 1999 at 05:08:28PM -0800, David Bristel wrote:
> After a couple of weeks running potato(still with glibc 2.1), I have encountered
> a problem that seems to be an almost minor incompatability.  Basically, dip will
> no longer detach from the modem after a line drop occurs.  Since I hadn't gotten
> disconnected since the upgrade, this caught me by surprise, to come home and
> find the modem disconnected, dip running, but not doing anything at all.  For
> all dip knew, I was still connected.  Mildly annoying, but not TOO serious.

You are a lucky man. :< See bug report #34005, it is getting rather
alarming for me. I have a partial fix - running 'ifconfig sl0 down'
followed by 'killall -9 dip' every hour from cron.

enJoy -*/\*- http://jagor.srce.hr/~jrodin/

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