56 k modem
chevhq at gmail.com
Tue Aug 17 01:35:04 UTC 2010
On Tue, 2010-08-17 at 02:21 +0100, ms wrote:
> On 17/08/10 01:47, chris wrote:
> > Hi Using 10.04, I run a 56k external modem on my laptop. This is
> > running through a usb to serial cable. Using gnome ppp front end for
> > wvdial
> > Up to know, and since 6.04, this has never given a problem.
> > since the last kernal update, it is now dropping the connection, and I
> > have to reboot for the system to find the modem.
> > How can I restart the connection with out re-booting
> Hmm, for a start, try:
> sudo /etc/init.d/network-manager restart
> and see if it comes back.
> Also, check if the logs (/var/log/messages) say anything odd regarding
> your modem and report.
Here is the log of this mornings drop out
Aug 17 08:17:58 lucy pppd: Using interface ppp0
Aug 17 08:17:58 lucy pppd: Connect: ppp0 <--> /dev/ttyUSB0
Aug 17 08:18:02 lucy kernel: [ 62.078628] PPP BSD Compression module
Aug 17 08:18:02 lucy kernel: [ 62.086497] PPP Deflate Compression
Aug 17 08:18:02 lucy pppd: local IP address 22.214.171.124
Aug 17 08:18:02 lucy pppd: remote IP address 126.96.36.199
Aug 17 08:18:02 lucy pppd: primary DNS address 188.8.131.52
Aug 17 08:18:02 lucy pppd: secondary DNS address 184.108.40.206
Aug 17 08:19:40 lucy kernel: [ 159.992544] CE: hpet increasing
min_delta_ns to 15000 nsec
Aug 17 08:23:45 lucy pppd: Terminating on signal 15
Aug 17 08:23:45 lucy pppd: Connect time 5.8 minutes.
Now what does terminating on signal 15 mean?
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