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Re: PPPoE drops
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: PPPoE drops
- From: Damian Gerow <dgerow_(_at_)_afflictions_(_dot_)_org>
- Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2004 14:26:20 -0500
- Mail-followup-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
Thus spake Pierre Groulx (groupie02_(_at_)_gmail_(_dot_)_com) [25/11/04 13:18]:
: I have an ADSL connection that comes from Bell Canada. It worked well
: for months then I had to disable LQR. That ran fine for another couple
: of months.
Your first problem is Bell Canada. They like to fiddle with stuff. And by
'fiddle' I mean 'drastically change the underlying technologies and not tell
: The line started to drop a couple of times per week. I had to change
: the MTU to 1448 in order to keep the line up. Again, a few quiet
: In July of this year, the connection started to go down every couple
: of hours. I've tested many different scenarios and ressetting the MTU
: to 1492 is what got me back in business.
You don't happen to have any log samples or other such things, do you? I'm
quite surprised to see that the MTU/MRU has any sort of effect on line
stability. Last I checked, MTU/MRU was an IP thing, which is a few layers
up from PPPoE.
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