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  1. #1

    Broadband connection timing out on rp-pppoe

    Hi all,
    I have a system running Crunchbang linux and I have been using rp-pppoe as of late.However,recently,I am facing this problem that I am not able to connect to the internet on that computer because it is repeatedly timing out.Could anyone help me on this?Also,could they please kindly tell me which log files to look up?

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    Linux Enthusiast scathefire's Avatar
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    Check /var/log/messages or perhaps under /var/log/ppp. All of my pppd messages go into /var/log/messages.
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    Well,here is a dump of some of the linesfrom /var/log/messages i think are relevant:
    09:20:55 crunchbang pppd[1664]:pppd 2.4.5 started by root,uid 0
    09:20:55 crunchbang pppd[1664]:Using interface ppp0
    09:20:55 crunchbang pppd[1664]:Connect ppp0<-->/dev/pts2
    09:21:26 crunchbang pppd[1664]:CP:timeout sending config-requests
    09:21:26 crunchbang pppd[1664]:Connection terminated
    09:21:26 crunchbang pppd[1664]:Modem hangup
    09:21:30 Exit.

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