Re: 2.0.13 Sockets Stuck on close

Terry Dawson (
Thu, 22 Aug 1996 14:34:31 +1000

Hugues Talbot wrote:

> Sorry mate, but this is a real problem. I'm running 2.0.12,
> pppd 2.2.0f, mtu=mru=296 over a 28.8k modem. In addition I have an
> ethernet session running over a NE2000. All PPP interactive session
> come to a standstill in under a minute. FTP/HTTP session do not. They
> run fast and don't stall. Interactive sessions (telnet/rlogin) start
> almost normally, then degrades real quick, then come to a complete
> standstill.
> If you start another session, the previous one restarts
> magically for another minute, then things freeze again.

Have you tried an mtu setting of 1500 ? I experience absolutely no
problems with the same configuration. I'd be interested to see if it
is related to mtu at all, I always use 1500.