re. Connection is Lost
grail at goldweb.com.au
Wed Jun 19 18:41:09 EST 2002
On Tuesday, June 18, 2002, at 10:43 , Irena and Richard Jenkins wrote:
> 3. For those that don't know the Mac has an excellent internal modem
> The modem doesn't give me disconnect problems when I connect using MacOS
> 4. I can keep the connection going by doing things so there are no
> periods on the connection ... by overlapping downloads with mail
> collection I
> can keep the connection up for more than an hour (easily). Lots of
> however ... and I cannot leave the keyboard...
Check for an option "lcp-echo-interval" - if it's not in your
/etc/ppp/options file, or one of the /etc/ppp/peers/* files, add it into
the peer file for the ISP, something like this:
This will cause your PPP daemon to ping the ISP's device every minute,
to make sure the link is still alive.
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