Subject: Re: PPP compression
To: None <>
From: Mike Long <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/17/1995 10:54:16
>Date: Fri, 17 Mar 1995 07:29:47 -0500
>From: "John F. Woods" <>
>> I have been allowing my PPP connection to my ISP to "negotiate"
>> the link.  Taking a look at things with 'pppstats' I get the following.
>> Shouldn't a majority of these packets be getting compressed?
>pppstats on my system reports the vast majority of packets being compressed,
>so I assume pppstats works.  Perhaps your ISP's ppp box does not support
>compression?  Turn on the debug flag to pppd (and provide a syslog entry
>for local2 (I think)), and watch the protocol negotiation.

pppd logs to daemon.debug
chat logs to local2.*

My ISP's Livingston Portmasters don't support LCP echo packets.  Go
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