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Old 01-13-2005, 09:38 PM   #1
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apt-get in install kills pppd connection


Hi,
I have an interesting problem that I could not find answers to at the apt howto or anywhere on the net. I am switching to debian from redhat and decided to try woody. I got the base installed and many other things working including my wireless internet Ricochet. I was very impressed that debian handled the pcmcia modem right off the bat with a vanilla install kernel. But here is the problem, when I ran dselect and tried to update the packages file it would kill the ppp connection. So I went and got Wvdial and pppd and updated those. Then I connected, pinged google and was fine, until I ran apt-get for an update. When it connected with http://www.us.debian.org the ping died. I can not figure out why though. It is like apt-get is killing the connection. Does anyone have any ideas??

Thank you,
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Old 01-13-2005, 10:07 PM   #2
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if pppd was updated then that might be a problem.
 
Old 01-14-2005, 03:56 PM   #3
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it did it before with chat and pppd regular downloaded from debian in the basedebs.tar package.
 
  


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