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.
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