Bug 78220 - ppp-watch dies far too easily, giving poor link tenacity
Summary: ppp-watch dies far too easily, giving poor link tenacity
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: Brock Organ
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-11-20 09:20 UTC by ian
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:32 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-09-29 21:19:40 UTC

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Description ian 2002-11-20 09:20:51 UTC
Description of Problem:
ppp-watch seems to die leaving systems without their permanent internet 
connection.  Even with options in ifcfg-ppp0 like "onboot=yes" "persist=yes" 
ppp-watch will give up and terminate when having dial problems.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How Reproducible:
Simply turning the modem off and on will reproduce the problem.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Turn modem off and on

Actual Results:
Nov 20 15:56:37 mail wvdial[2530]: Sending: ATZ
Nov 20 15:56:42 mail wvdial[2530]: Sending: ATQ0
Nov 20 15:56:42 mail wvdial[2530]: Re-Sending: ATZ
Nov 20 15:56:47 mail wvdial[2530]: Modem not responding.
Nov 20 15:56:47 mail pppd[2508]: Connect script failed
Nov 20 15:56:55 mail pppd[2508]: Exit.

Expected Results:

Additional Information:

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2005-09-29 21:19:40 UTC
Closing bugs on older, no longer supported, releases. Apologies for any lack of

If this persists on a current release, such as Fedora Core 4, please open a new bug.

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