GPRS unreliable: long lasting connection fail
niccolo at rigacci.org
Thu Jan 15 01:54:13 CET 2009
On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 04:53:16PM -0700, Eldon Koyle wrote:
> If you have the 'persist' option in /etc/ppp/peers/<connection name>,
> pppd will reconnect after errors. To reconnect, it closes the device then
> reopens it. With gsm0710muxd, when /dev/pts/N gets closed it is
> deallocated. Then, pppd is trying to reconnect to a device that doesn't
This is very interesting and disappointing :-(
But I experienced a different problem, because I don't use
gsm0710muxd, so the device should be always valid.
What I noticed is that pppd release the lock file of the serial
line, then it stays in a select loop, without retrying.
Firenze - Italy
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