Subject: Re: PPP funnies
To: Julian Coleman <J.D.Coleman@newcastle.ac.uk>
From: Frederick Bruckman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/13/2000 13:51:40
On Sun, 13 Feb 2000, Julian Coleman wrote:
> I'm sometimes seeing odd behaviour when I run PPP. When I start PPP, the
> chat script sometimes fails because it gets no response from the modem.
> If I run PPP again, it always works second time.
I've seen that enough times, that I always have the chat script bang
on the serial port a couple of times, like so...
OK-AT-OK 'AT&FE0&C1&D0 L1W2'
and so on. This way, it never fails.
> When PPP finishes (killed or timeout), the ip-down script gets
> stuck :
> UID PID PPID CPU PRI NI VSZ RSS WCHAN STAT TT TIME COMMAND
> 0 10322 10306 0 3 0 496 152 ttyopn Is ?? 0:00.12 /bin/sh /etc/ppp/ip-down ppp0 /dev/ttya 38400 IP1 IP2
I haven't seen that, but the only ip-down I use puts the wwwoffle
proxy offline--nothing that tries to access the serial port.