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Using different ISPs for your Internet access

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From: wqi [ date: 2001-03-28 ]
good article! keep going man!
From: kecajo <kecajo(at)yahoo.de> [ date: 2001-06-14 ]
Klasse !!!
From: guido socher [ date: 2001-10-14 ]
Recently people tell me that they often see something like this
in the /var/log/messages file and they can't connect:
pppd[1231]: Serial connection established.
pppd[1231]: Using interface ppp0
pppd[1231]: Connect: ppp0 <--> /dev/modem
pppd[1231]: sent [LCP ConfReq id=0x1 <asyncmap 0x0> <magic 0xc1667272> <pcomp> <accomp>]
last message repeated 2 times
pppd[1231]: Hangup (SIGHUP)
pppd[1231]: Modem hangup
pppd[1231]: Connection terminated.
pppd[1231]: Exit.

What you see is that the other side does not respond and then
the system hangs up. This happens when the ISP has a problem with it's
ppp. This is usually because there are too many people connected.
Try later or use a different ISP.

From: guido socher <guido(at)linuxfocus.org> [ date: 2002-02-26 ]
It's less than one year that I have written this article and most
of the ISPs given as examples are no longer existant.
A good ISP seems to be now:
http://maxnet.fhd.de/
Password and phone number can be found on the above page.

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