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Re: [SLE] Setting up a simple PPP server
  • From: "P.T. (nevada)" <nevada@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 13 Oct 2002 19:24:59 -0700
  • Message-id: <3DAA2AFB.C4F11212@xxxxxxxxxx>
Jeff Hoare wrote:
>
> Thanks for that,
> So what do I do once I have done as you suggest? I really suspect that the
> modem is not configured right. Somehow the connection works fine if the
> client is windows (I've tried NT and 2000).
> But form my linux laptop failure in fact now my laptop gets rebooted. I've
> tried using the same intialization string for the modem thats used by windows
> to no affect.
> I wouldn't expect this sorta thing unless the memory is getting corrupted by
> the modem (perhaps its a flow-control thing?)
>
> I wish there was somewhere I could go to get some help
>
> Jeff
> On Fri, 11 Oct 2002 09:43, Carlos E. R. wrote:
> > The 02.10.03 at 13:12, Jeff Hoare wrote:
> >
> > [...]
> >
> > > I can get the link to work (sorta) with wvdial, but after a short while
> > > the whole system crashes, with the following errors. The remote server
> > > crashes as well.
> > >
> > > >Oct 2 15:59:46 Robin pppd[834]: sent [LCP EchoReq id=0x1
> > > > magic=0xaee03118] Oct 2 15:59:47 Robin pppd[834]: rcvd [LCP EchoRep
> > > > id=0x1 magic=0x682e4a49] Oct 2 16:00:00 Robin kernel: Unable to handle
> > > > kernel NULL pointer
> > >
> > > dereference at virtual address 00000018
> >
> > I don't know about your ppp problem. But you may know a bit more the
> > kernel crash with "ksymoops < crashlog". Just copy the log with those
> > lines with "kernel", perhaps trimming them, and feed the resulting file to
> > ksymoops. Providing you still have the same kernel, at least will tell you
> > more.
>
> --


Take at look at this URL, it may help you get the modem working.

http://tldp.org/HOWTO/PPP-HOWTO/

Paul T.

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