[clug] Netspeed satlink & ppp dialers...
blchupin at tpg.com.au
Tue Jun 10 00:03:34 EST 2003
Geoff Smith wrote:
> I wasn't....
> Maybe I worded this bit badly?
> >>I've always used wvdial to do my dialling, but for some reason with
> >>netspeed, it always takes 3 or 4 attempts before it will set up a
> >>connection correctly. Every other time it tells me INVALID LOGIN.
> Should be more like: when I use wvdial to dial into netspeed it takes
> 3 or 4 attempts......
> Not trying to lay blame, I just don't want my phone bill to stay at
> the current quadrupled state it is in :-)
> Chris Fletcher wrote:
>> I'm no rocket scientist (well, I used to be!) but if one dialler
>> works every
>> time and the other doesn't and all other hardware is equal I would
>> not be
>> blaming the ISP ;-)
Try doing this in /etc/ppp/options:
* rem out the line " lcp-echo-interval 30"
* also rem out the next item " lcp-echo-failure 4"
* increase (this is optional, suit yourself here) the item "idle nn" to
"idle 1200", and
* remove the rem against "maxfail nn" and increase the value to read
I had similar troubles to you until I did the above fiddles.
Also, have a look at wvdial.conf in /etc to see if all the values there
are what they should be (ie, what you set them to when configuring the
modem/connection settings) and make sure that Stupid Mode is set to 1.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
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