Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 78220
ppp-watch dies far too easily, giving poor link tenacity
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:32:21 EDT
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):
Simply turning the modem off and on will reproduce the problem.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Turn modem off and on
Nov 20 15:56:37 mail wvdial: Sending: ATZ
Nov 20 15:56:42 mail wvdial: Sending: ATQ0
Nov 20 15:56:42 mail wvdial: Re-Sending: ATZ
Nov 20 15:56:47 mail wvdial: Modem not responding.
Nov 20 15:56:47 mail pppd: Connect script failed
Nov 20 15:56:55 mail pppd: Exit.
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.