Re: v3.1.36: NO ACK with TCP/IP???

David Williams (
Sun, 11 May 1997 16:11:47 +0100

In message <Pine.LNX.3.95.970511005142.1638A-100000@phobos.illtel.denver>, Alex Belits <> writes
>On Sun, 11 May 1997, Meino Christian Cramer wrote:
>> There is a problem with TCP/IP (or ppp):
>> Everytime I connect to
>> (and some other sites...) the connection
>> and login itsself works fine.
>> But any attempt to transfer data (even "ls")
>> fails. The modem shows some transfers, then
>> the transfer stops. Nothing more happens.
>> The line is dead.
>will be exceeded before it will do that. To test this, try to create some
>additional unrelated traffic between your box and anything behind PPP
>connection (say, ping the other end of PPP line). If that fixes the
>problem, modem configuration will be the first thing to check -- ping
>doesn't interfere with TCP.

I can ping the site that I am trying to ftp from but the ls
still does not come back. ifconfig -a shows the TX and RX values
slowly increasing on that interface (about +1 on each per second or


David Williams