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Date:      Fri, 17 Sep 1999 09:02:26 +1200 (NZST)
From:      Jonathan Chen <>
To:        Darryl Hoar <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: PPP errors
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000201bf007c$80b20bc0$>

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On Thu, 16 Sep 1999, Darryl Hoar wrote:

> Greetings,
> I am running 3.2-stable on my P166.   My ISP has just (today) upgraded
> the service to 56k.  We have been having some serious problems.
> my ppp.log has the following:
> Sept 16 08:13:27 proxy ppp[206] phase:  deflink:  HDLC errors -> FCS: 4,
> ADDR:0, COMD:0,
> PROTO:0.
> There are a bunch of these messages with the number after FCS changing.
> What is this ?

It's a modem to modem incompatibility problem. The last time this
happened to use, our ISP suggested that we upgrade our modem's
firmware. Appeared that our modem had an incompatible std for
using 56k.

Jonathan Chen                       |     When all else fails, RTFM

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