Australian 3G ppp.conf
smithi at nimnet.asn.au
Mon Jul 12 10:43:55 UTC 2010
On Mon, 12 Jul 2010, Peter Jeremy wrote:
> On 2010-Jul-12 19:43:23 +1000, Ian Smith <smithi at nimnet.asn.au> wrote:
> >On Mon, 12 Jul 2010, Peter Jeremy wrote:
> > > # Ludicrous number of retries to try and convince it to work without MS NBNS
> > > set ipcpretry 3 50
> >What happens without and with this? As I read ppp(8), it could take up
> >to 50 IPCP configreqs at 3 seconds to negotiate IP and/or DNS addresses?
> My experience was that the link would sometimes fail to come up. I'm
> not sure why retrying works - it's as if the remote end wants to use
> NetBIOS but will occasionally allow a connection without it. It's
> possible that this is no longer required - I haven't tried removing it.
> The 3 second timeout isn't really an issue because the remote end will
> normally immediately respond - with either an ACK or NACK.
Ah yes, thanks. Ok them suggesting NetBIOS, as long as you can decline!
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