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RE: An Interesting Problem



On Fri, 2003-02-07 at 07:32, Joshua Dolan wrote:
> 
> Dave,
> 
> I ping'd my ISP and had no problems there.  I checked the log file and found 
> the IP addys ok there.  I saw nowhere it had any errors in the log script 
> with PPP, yet, you might say that it loses its way and just wont go anywhere 
> after a period of time.  I was hoping that maybe there was a setting that 
> might be wrong.  But at this point, that isnt the case. Yesterday, I did a 
> dialup and listened to some streaming audio for a while to see what would 
> happen.  I did well for about 10 minutes and then I got any error that said 
> the computer had lost its connection to the server.  It doesn’t drop the 
> connection to the ISP, it just refuses to keep connected to websites or 
> email sites.  That is my tale of woe.  Thanks again for any ideas.

I guess the next thing I would do is fire up a packet sniffer and watch
the traffic across your ppp interface. Ethereal comes with RH 8, and has
a nice GUI front-end called ethereal-gnome or something like that. Maybe
you will see some sort of TCP timeout errors occurring, or something
else.

-- 
Dave Sherman
MCSE, MCSA, CCNA
"If we wanted you to understand it, we wouldn't call it code."

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