Re: Isn't there anybody who knows anything about this?????
On Fri, 4 Feb 2000, Paul J. Keenan wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 02, 2000 at 11:28:37PM +0100, Ron Rademaker wrote:
> > A few days ago I posted this:
> > ========================================================================
> > I've made it, from a windows pc I can call in to my linuxserver that uses
> > ISDN but, there's a connection but theer's no communication. The type of
> > connection on the windows side is SLIP and i've set the isdn encapsulation
> > to rawip (I've also tried ip, ethernet and syncppp... no result.
> > When I ping from number 1 to numbber 2 I see that bytes are send from one
> > side, the other side receives the bytes, but down not answer.....
> > Should I set the type of connection somewhere else in linux then on
> > isdnctrl encap .............. ????
> > Anybody knows how I can solve this.
> > (I have the SLIP module in my kernel (compiled as a modules and insmodded
> > the thin.).
> > Ron
> > =========================================================================
> > Nobody answered... is this question really that difficult???
> > Ron
> Well, you didn't tell us which machine is number 1, and which is number
> 2 for starters ...
Well you can fill in number 1 and 2 any way you want, both (1->2 anmd
2->1) give exactly the same.
> Personnally, I know absolutely nothing about ISDN, even less about SLIP,
> other than they are not as common as PPP.
> So maybe the number of ISDN and SLIP experts who run Debian GNU/Linux
> and have tried to communicate to it from a windows box who are also
> subscribed to debian-user, found the same problem, worked out the
> answer and fixed it, read your mail and decided they had time to
> answer wasn't too high in the last few days :-)
> OTOH, I know how you musy feel from similar experience, so I'll have a
> guess at some possibles.
> I'm not sure that you definitely have a problem with your ISDN connection.
> My suggestions for things to try are (in no particular order)
> o Maybe your machine has not been set to reply to ping request over a
> certain size, or from certain networks.
That's not the problem.
> o Try other IP based connections to your machine, e.g. ftp, telnet,
> email, traceroute, http if you have a web server etc.
> o Try to do the same operations from a *nix machine to your machine.
I guess I should try that one.
> o Turn on as much debugging as you can on the ISDN connection and see
> what the output is.
> o Look what's going on in /var/log/messages when you're trying to
> connect if you're not already doing this.
Says nothing that helps me a bit (tcpdump gives a little more).
> And remember that you're better giving as many details as you think
> relevant, log extracts, config filesi, etc. If you had provided some
> more detail in your last post, you may have jogged someone's memory and
> received the answer already. Post again if you still have problems and
> tell us all what else you found out.
> Best of luck !
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