Subject: Re: ppp woes continued
To: None <>
From: Space Case <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/06/1999 19:05:38
On Nov 6,  5:43am, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
>> - check that your pppd uses crtscts, (or maybe it is cdtrcts for your sort
>>   of Mac?)
>It _is_ cdtrcts for macs...
Ah.  I have crtscts.  Did that change sometime in the last year or so?

>> - check that your modem is set up to use crtscts
>and that means &D0, for dtrcts.

I have that.

>You probably have the right cable. You can almost get away with using
>the DTR line for both purposes, handshaking and modem control, but a
>long (.7s) pause will cause the modem to hang up (with &D2 or &D3). So
>using the "hardware handshaking" cable _without_ &D0 commonly causes
>the result described, that of hanging up on long downloads.

It wasn't quite that -- it would cease to send/receive anything, though
the send and receive lights would flash when I forced a data send (as in
trying to ping somebody), then after a couple of minutes, disconnect.

Thanks for the info.

Steve Allen -   ICQ 6709819

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