Bug 77853 - ppp daemon crashes ~30 seconds after connection is established
ppp daemon crashes ~30 seconds after connection is established
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: ppp (Show other bugs)
7.2
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Thomas Woerner
Jay Turner
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Reported: 2002-11-14 08:48 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2015-01-07 19:01 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-08-16 12:13:31 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2002-11-14 08:48:32 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1)

Description of problem:
I am trying to set up a PPP for dial in from remote sites. The plan is to dial 
directly to a modem, with mgetty monitoring the port. The modem will pick up, 
user will login and as part of the user set up, a script will be run that will 
automatically start pppd. Right now the connection dies after about 30 seconds 
because the modem will hang up.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.dial in from remote laptop running Windows 98, using Hyperterminal.
2.Enter username and password at the prompt
3.pppd will start, then the connection will die after 30 seconds.
	

Actual Results:  Modem will pick up successfully, connection is established. 
pppd will start, but die out after 30 seconds. 

Expected Results:  Have the pppd connection stay up, and also have the PPP 
server assign the remote laptop an IP address for network access. 

Additional info:

I have the capture from the /var/log/messages:

Nov 13 09:02:01 localhost mgetty[1047]: data dev=ttyS0, pid=1047,
caller='none', conn='28800/ARQ/V34/LAPM/V42BIS', name='', cmd='/bin/login',
user='ppp'
Nov 13 09:02:05 localhost login(pam_unix)[1047]: session opened for user ppp
by LOGIN(uid=0)
Nov 13 09:02:05 localhost login -- ppp[1047]: DIALUP AT ttyS0 BY ppp
Nov 13 09:02:05 localhost login -- ppp[1047]: LOGIN ON ttyS0 BY ppp
Nov 13 09:02:06 localhost kernel: CSLIP: code copyright 1989 Regents of the
University of California
Nov 13 09:02:06 localhost kernel: PPP generic driver version 2.4.1
Nov 13 09:02:06 localhost pppd[1388]: pppd 2.4.1 started by ppp, uid 501
Nov 13 09:02:06 localhost pppd[1388]: Using interface ppp0
Nov 13 09:02:06 localhost pppd[1388]: Connect: ppp0 <--> /dev/ttyS0
Nov 13 09:02:36 localhost pppd[1388]: LCP: timeout sending Config-Requests
Nov 13 09:02:36 localhost pppd[1388]: Connection terminated.
Nov 13 09:02:36 localhost pppd[1388]: Exit.
Nov 13 09:02:36 localhost login(pam_unix)[1047]: session closed for user ppp
Comment 1 Thomas Woerner 2004-08-16 12:13:31 EDT
Please verify this with a newer version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux or
Fedora Core and reopen it against the new version if it still occurs.

Closing as "not a bug" for now.

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