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Old 06-19-2006, 08:43 PM   #1
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Exclamation appear to have received our own echo-reply

Hi every body, i have a problem with my internet conecition. It have been worked for months but sice few weeks the conction come down few minutes after concect to internet.

I have try kppp and kinternet both is the same, the conection brokes. My ditribution is suse 10, the fax modem (intel 536ep) it works fine for a long time before this failure. The message from kinternet is:

The SuSE Meta pppd (smpppd-ifcfg), Version 1.59 on linux.
Status is: disconnected
trying to connect to smpppd
connect to smpppd
Status is: disconnected
Status is: connecting
pppd[0]: Plugin loaded.
pppd[0]: Removed stale lock on 536ep0 (pid 6469)
pppd[0]: --> WvDial: Internet dialer version 1.54.0
pppd[0]: --> Initializing modem.
pppd[0]: --> Sending: ATM1
pppd[0]: ATM1
pppd[0]: OK
pppd[0]: --> Modem initialized.
pppd[0]: --> Sending: ATDT53289928
pppd[0]: --> Waiting for carrier.
pppd[0]: ATDT53289928
pppd[0]: CONNECT 50666
pppd[0]: --> Carrier detected. Chatmode finished.
pppd[0]: Serial connection established.
pppd[0]: Renamed interface ppp0 to modem0
pppd[0]: Using interface modem0
Status is: connecting
pppd[0]: Connect: modem0 <--> /dev/536ep0
pppd[0]: PAP authentication succeeded
pppd[0]: local IP address
pppd[0]: remote IP address
pppd[0]: Script /etc/ppp/ip-up finished (pid 7446), status = 0x0
Status is: connected
pppd[0]: appear to have received our own echo-reply!
pppd[0]: appear to have received our own echo-reply!
pppd[0]: appear to have received our own echo-reply!

Any help will be cool. Tanks in advance.
Old 06-20-2006, 06:29 AM   #2
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I think this might be a hardware problem with your modem. Can you try a different modem?
Old 06-21-2006, 11:03 AM   #3
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I have dual boot with win xp, ill try in win, and spect a similar failure, to verify if the modem is working bad.

Any body have another idea to check the modem? or what is happen?

Last edited by aeh13_2000; 06-21-2006 at 11:49 AM.
Old 08-17-2006, 08:22 AM   #4
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Run wvdial from console. That gives you an internet connection as well, along with (hopefully) more error messages. I.e. when it says connected you can type an URL into your browser and it should just work.


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