On Mon, 21 May 2007 10:54:48 +0800
"Brian Walker" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Greetings all,
> I regularly find my computer is bumped off the net - on the Windows
> OS I see a regular notification of re-connection. On My linux box I
> need to 'sudo pppoeconf' to reconnect. The FreeBSD handbook deals
> rather scantily with PPPoE, and I can find nothing much on googling.
> Any ideas how best to a) prevent being kicked off and b)
> reconnecting. At the moment I simply do 'sudo ppp -ddial internet' to
> be reassigned and all works well ... for a while. The best response
> is to leave FreeBSD and  connect on re-entry into the OS. There has
> to be a better way.

Have you checked the ppp FAQ?


What does 'regularly' mean? Any special circumstances (for example, a
heavy load)?

Please send your /etc/ppp/ppp.conf, the relevant portion
of /etc/rc.conf (cat /etc/rc.conf | grep ppp) and some logs (see ppp(8)
how to enable it).

Nikola Lečić
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