I get the same all every so often with my box witch has a 28000bs modem.
some times the connectioin will stay up form 6pm till 7 the following
morining and some times I loose the ppp connection after 5 min.
Is it really possable for some one to kill my ppp conection by attacking
some port above 1024?
On Wed, 12 Apr 2000, Niall wrote:
> Surf No Limits regularly disconnects me - I come back to my box and I see a
> pop-up from kppp saying "The pppd has exited unexpectedly". Note that this
> is not just from inactivity which is of course understandable - it dies in
> the middle of file transfers too, which is annoying. I know many of you use
> Surf No Limits and keep connections up all weekend downloading ISO images,
> so does Esat just hate me or is this a regular thing with others too ?
>> Having accepted that this is happening, I'm looking at using wvdial with
> automatic redial in combination with wget to try to get over this problem.
> I've one small question about that - there's a timeout option with wvget
> which defaults to 900 seconds, which seems rather long, although the manual
>> Please do not lower the default timeout value with this option
> unless you know what you are doing.
>> It seems to me that a somewhat lower timeout (maybe 30 seconds) would be
> better for my purposes. Any comments ?
>>> Kindest regards,
>>> Niall O Broin
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