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Re: [SLUG] Networking dropouts on Bigpond cable.
- To: Ken Caldwell <kencaldwell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Networking dropouts on Bigpond cable.
- From: Heracles <heracles@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2007 21:40:45 +1000
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Doesn't Bigpond require a heartbeat? I seem to remember something like
bpalogin being required for a reliable connection to their cable internet.
Ken Caldwell wrote:
> Can anyone explain the what is going on here?
> I recently built my son a new computer running Ubuntu 7.04. He connects
> to the internet via Bigpond cable. The cable modem feeds a router and
> the computer connects to the router via ethernet. (Also tried connecting
> without the router)
> Connection to the internet is established OK but sometimes drops out
> every few minutes and reconnects itself.
> I have a copy of the daemon.log but find it confusing. I have not
> attached it to this email as it is about 400kBytes. If any knowledgeable
> kind soul would care to take a look I will forward a copy but didn't
> want to burden the whole list.
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