Subject: Re: Speaking of PPP problems...
To: John F. Woods <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/10/1996 11:54:51
On Mon, 10 Jun 1996 11:22:24 -0400 
 "John F. Woods" <> wrote:

 > I have my NetBSD system hooked up to the net with a 24x7 PPP link.
 > Once in a while, the PPP line appears to go dead, though the modem
 > stays connected.  More precisely, if I attempt an outgoing ping, I
 > see the transmit light flash but get no response; an incoming ping
 > from another location results in no activity at all.  I recently
 > turned on LCP ECHO packets, and these get responses, but IP traffic
 > is entirely dead.  Hanging up the modem and redialing restores the
 > connection.
 > Has anyone else seen this?  I'll bet long odds that it's a router
 > problem, given the evidence, but I wanted to make sure this isn't
 > some known NetBSD bug that just hasn't been mentioned.

I have a 24x7 PPP connection between my hp380 and my ISP, and I don't see 
these problems.  The box on the other end is a Livingston, if I recall.

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