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 From:  "Lee Sharp" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Clarification of web UI: WAN PPPoE functions- is this natural or truly strange?
 Date:  Mon, 6 Feb 2006 06:44:56 -0600
From: "genphreak" <nicholas dot beams at picturesystems dot com>

> I have a problem where my PC router (running m0n0owall CF v.1.20) drops 
> the modem's PPPoE connection to my ISP and won't reconnect automatically. 
> It often takes a week or more for the WAN to drop like this.

> m0n0wall notices the connection drop and tries to fix it (see the log 
> below), but at least in some cases it simply won't reconnect until I login 
> and hit reconnect or reboot the DSL modem it is controlling.

> Having read the user guide and not found anything, I hoped I could ask the 
> 'nobles'- as perhaps I have I misinterpreted the interface settings:

> Before going any further, in the WAN UI I am running PPPoE over ADSL2 and:

> - I have Dial on demand enabled (should I have this enabled for a 
> permanent connection?)

I do not have this enabled for any system I manage. Does it still have this 
problem with it off?

                        Lee