Re: ppp error question
First, last night was the first time I have seen that error. Been using
it for months. No change on the ISP end. Second, /dev/modem is
symlinked to /dev/ttyS1. So in my case /dev/modem is right. I also
tried /dev/ttyS1 just in case.
> In message <346FD23F.A9D8251@livenet.net> you wrote:
> >I received this last night:
> >Excessive lack of response to LCP echo frames
> >connection terminated
> In /etc/ppp/options there's a number of lcp-echo* options.
> Comment them out.
> >What does this mean?
> ppp sends out echo-requests to see if the link is up. If it doesn't
> receive replies it assumes the link is down and terminates.
> Some servers out there don't understand echo-requests, looks like
> your ISP has one of those.
> > I had to reboot because my box quit seeing my
> >modem. setserial would say /dev/modem, unknown UART, 0x2f8 irq 3 with
> >`setserial /dev/modem`. It is an internal Best Data uses dip switches
> >and has served me faithfully for many moons. Is there some way to reset
> >a modem without a coldboot (which this required, reboot did no good)?
> I'd say the problem is somewhere else... You shouldn't use /dev/modem
> unless it's a pcmcia modem or something. Use /dev/ttyS? instead.
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