Bug 104926 - ipppd ignores holdoff option
ipppd ignores holdoff option
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: isdn4k-utils (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
Jay Turner
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Reported: 2003-09-23 13:08 EDT by Marek Greško
Modified: 2015-01-07 19:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-10-20 04:11:50 EDT
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Description Marek Greško 2003-09-23 13:08:19 EDT
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Description of problem:
The ipppd daemon accepts but ignores holdoff option. The holdoff option is
needed for dealing with ISDN link errors. Yes. This happens. By dialing and
hanging up periodically it can make charge unit disaster in one day.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. make the autodialing ippp0 interface to dial by network traffic
2. shut it down by isdnctrl hangup ippp0
3. repeat step 1.

Actual Results:  Link dials immediatelly.

Expected Results:  Link waits for holdoff seconds before dialing.

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This bug may cause large bills for telecommunication service in some circumstances.
Comment 1 Ngo Than 2003-09-29 11:20:57 EDT
for debugging, could you please send the isdn config file
/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-ippp0 and the outout of isdnctrl list all?

Comment 2 Ngo Than 2003-10-20 04:11:50 EDT
i don't reproduce this problem with 3.2-3.p1. please upgrade.

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