On Wed, 8 Nov 2000, Peter Flynn wrote:
>> I use Esat NoLimits on their monthly deal, and apart from a small
> charging glitch at the start it's been fine, although last night about
> 9pm it dumped me off and when it redialled it got BUSY about 15 times
> before reconnecting. Maybe a lot of people wanting US Presidential
> updates. There's been the occasional time when data simply stopped
> flowing for no obvious reason (possibly their overload) but redialling
> fixed it.
Has anyone else noticed this recently?
I'm not actually on esat at all, but their twin iol. assuming, that
iol/esat share some of their resources, there should be some common
But for a few weeks now, iol have after a while of being connected, simply
stopped returning data to my modem. a redial fixes it, or data flow
returns within anywhere from 30sec to 10 min.
This has been been bugging me a lot, so i've tried connecting with
different modems, OS's, phone points, but the problem has repeated itself
During a data blackout, i can ping the remote modem, and it responds.
but if i ping another iol server (eg. the dns), i get no response.
it really looks like there is some screwy networking tying the dialups to
So does anyone have any ideas why, solutions, or otherwise?
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