BTOpenworld ADSL disconnects

Dominic Marks dominic_marks at
Wed Apr 17 00:12:30 BST 2002

On Tue, Apr 16, 2002 at 07:35:58PM +0100, Edmund Craske wrote:
> Any of you people on this list connecting to BTOpenworld Home 500 using
> a frog on FreeBSD, how long does your connection usually last for before
> being disconnected? Mine usually dies every few days, but I'd expect it
> to disconnect a little less often, as a friend on Nildram hardly gets
> disconnected at all. Also, when reconnecting, it usually seems to take
> quite a few retries before it can reconnect successfully. Does anyone
> else get that?

I'm using BTo but not with a USB modem. The only time I lose the
connection is when my gateway panics (every 3 days like clockwork, its
being investigated :))

> Edmund Craske
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