Re: PPP problems
On Mon, 1 Dec 1997, Ian & Gill Watkins wrote:
> I am attempting to get PPPD to work from my Debian Linux machine with a
> marked lack of success....
> I have been firing up Minicom to dial and log on, then CTRL-AQ to drop
> out of Minicom without reseting the modem (as described in the PPP-
> HOWTO) and then entering a command thus:
> pppd -d -detach /dev/ttyS0 38400 &
> again from the PPP-HOWTO. The additional commands are defined in the PPP
> options file.
> This is the data I get from the log:
> Nov 25 16:12:25 server pppd: pppd 2.2.0 started by root, uid 0
> Nov 25 16:12:25 server pppd: Using interface ppp0
> Nov 25 16:12:25 server pppd: Connect: ppp0 <--> /dev/ttyS0
> Nov 25 16:12:25 server pppd: sent [LCP ConfReq id=0x1 <mru 552>
> <asyncmap 0x0> <magic 0xd7a90045> <pcomp> <accomp>]
> Nov 25 16:12:43 server last message repeated 6 times
> Nov 25 16:12:44 server pppd: Modem hangup
> Nov 25 16:12:44 server pppd: Connection terminated.
> Nov 25 16:12:44 server pppd: Exit.
> There is a little modem activity and then the modem drops.....
Um... are you certain that you're getting all the way through the login
process to the part where ppp is starting? That is, do you end up seeing
a long string of essentially garbage just before you exit minicom? I was
having an unexplained modem hangup that occurred as a result of exiting
out too early - I assumed tha ppp would start up right away after giving
the password, but this wasn't the case. Also, then, my connect script
wouldn't work because it was based on my mistaken belief and so was too
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