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Re: Cranky ppp performance in 2.7.



circuit board wrote:

> >From: Chris_(_dot_)_Smith_(_at_)_raytheon_(_dot_)_co_(_dot_)_uk
> >To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
> >Subject: Cranky ppp performance in 2.7.
> >Date: Mon, 3 Jul 2000 16:06:01 +0100
> >
> >Hi,
> >
> >I'm having problems with ppp on OpenBSD.  The performance
> >is cranky to say the least.  It will only manage a
> >1.5k/sec download and the /var/log/messages is full of
> >keepalives.  For once, Win98 kills it on the same
> >hardware _and_ ISP (6.5k/sec solid).  I've reconnected
> >about 10 times and it really doesn't help in OpenBSD!
> >
> >ppp> show physical
> >
> >gives average of 1600bytes/sec (whoopee - speed!).  I'm
> >running in interactive mode if that helps (probably
> >not).  I've also tried both serial ports to the same
> >effect (the ports are fine - my Palm connects at 115200
> >no problems).
> >
> >Useful info stuff:
> >
> >   OpenBSD release:  2.7
> >   Kernel:           as provided on default install
> >   Modem:            Hayes Accura V90 external
> >   Serial ports:     16550N clones (on BX/82371 chipset)
> >                     BIOS has port/IRQ fixed as per standards.
> >   ISP:              UUnet
> >
> >Any ideas...I'm stumped!

Try to disable ppp-compresion, in case of some access server (with broken
deflate compresion) it could produce such behavior. I have similar problem
with linux pppd and nortel/baynetworks rac 8000 servers.

regards,
Michael