Subject: Re: Speaking of PPP problems...
To: John F. Woods <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/10/1996 11:54:51
On Mon, 10 Jun 1996 11:22:24 -0400
"John F. Woods" <email@example.com> 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
> 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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