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Re: Broken Internet Connection
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Broken Internet Connection
- From: Alf Schlichting <a_(_dot_)_schlichting_(_at_)_lemarit_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Sat, 27 Nov 2004 10:08:24 +0100
- Mail-followup-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
On Fri, Nov 26, 2004 at 07:06:33PM -0600, john wrote:
> Jason McIntyre wrote:
> >using ppp(8), try to follow the MANUAL DIALLING section. run ppp w/o
> >arguments, and enter your defaults, one by one, making sure none of them
> >cause error.
> >if you are running this as a non-privileged user, make sure you are in
> >group `network'.
> >the `default:' section of ppp.conf will still be loaded, so make sure it
> >contains *only* the `set log' line, nothing else.
> >ppp should handle chap/pap automatically, so no need to disable one or
> >the other. just make sure to use `authname' and `authkey' instead of the
> >full login blurb.
> >can you get it to the point where the prompt goes from `ppp ON <host>' to
> >`PPP ON <host>'? if so, can you ping your isp? if so, can you ping
> >anything else?
> >if you can ping your isp, but nothing else, it is possibly a routing
> >error, indicative of that `Add route failed...' line you're seeing. if
> >it's the case, use route to manually add a default route (your isp's
> >gateway) (or just add it to /etc/mygate and reboot).
> >if that doesn't work, you're going to have to go through your ppp logs
> >to try and find the problem. in my honest, i would try to do this
> >manually until you find the problem - then you can worry about setting
> >up ppp.conf.
> I printed ppp8 and worked my way through the "MANUAL DIALING"
> instructions on pages 5 -7. Everything went fine until I entered my
> password. At that point the log file indicated that the IPV6CP connection
> was being forcefully rejected. The computer tried IPV6CP about 8 times
> and then hung up.
> I'm not sure, but I suspect I need to use IPv4. I also don't know how to
> implement this.
You may want to try
in your ppp.conf. We had to do this on a ADSL-Connection here to get
it working again after the Provider "updated" his software.
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