Re: PPPOE / ADSL fails
On 04 Apr 2003 12:04:18 -0500
firstname.lastname@example.org (Brian P. Flaherty) wrote:
Both of you should try adsl-start as an alternative. I had been using
pppd at boot-time to get my DSL connection up and it has worked for
months. However, about a week ago, it stopped working. I fought with
it for a while. Just to see what happened, I tried adsl-start and it
worked immediately. I have not had time to figure out why this is,
but it worked for me. I have been using that for the past week or so,
until I can figure out why.
Thanks for that. I'll give it a try.
By the way, I haven't been able to access news.verizon.net either
since this happened. It doesn't respond to ping or anything. I also
cannot ping it from other machines, so it seems down to me. But it
seems strange that this occurred with the other change. HTH.
That's weird. I waited to send you that server name until I had connected to
it and updated my list of newsgroups.
Today I can't ping either news servers.
FWIW, Verizon's mail servers have been like yo-yo's the past few days -- up
I connect on boot, and everything works, as always (here in NW Virginia).
Only problem is that there is an enormous lag in response: ~5sec from header to
body in news; 5-10sec from Send to sent; and up-to 30sec to connect to a
All this started about a week ago . . . .
Strangely, when I do get connected, I receive at about 90Kb/sec ;-/