Subject: Re: Can AnonCVS be used with ppp connection?
To: Frederick Bruckman <email@example.com>
From: Rui-Xiang Guo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/02/1999 20:13:38
Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> On 1 Sep 1999, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> > In article <37CD33DF.CB39D9A7@ms25.url.com.tw>,
> > "doc" is very small collection with only a few files.
> > > Can you tell me which option should I use with pppd?
> > You should use "crtscts" and "modem" to use hardware handshake on the
> > serial port. And if you connect to a terminal server which negotiates
> > a weird maximum receive size like 1504 you might want to use
> > "mru 576 mtu 576" or "mru 1500 mtu 1500", too.
> My ISP servers all use 1524, and for the 486DX4 + 28,800 ISA modem,
> this works fine. I idea, I think, is to take the 1500 byte packets
> sent through ethernets in the path, add the ppp header, and pass them
> unbroken through the ppp connection. The admins often recommend
> dropping mtu (and so mru) to 576 for Windows* machines that can't stay
> connected, but reports are that it rarely, if ever, helps.
> I forgot... Was the original problem the connection dropping, or the
> sup timing out?
It's SUP timing out. Now I add 'mru 1500 mtu 1500' to my options file
and it works fine. Thanks for your help!