Re: ppp connected, but no IP, DNS, GW
From: Clifford Kite (kite_at_see.signature.id)
Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2004 17:44:26 -0500
Bill Unruh <email@example.com> wrote:
> Clifford Kite <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> ]ATZ is an iffy way of initializing a (real) modem. Usually ATZ&F
> ]is better.
> I agree that ATZ is not good, and that your suggestion will work.
> However the &F will cancel out anything the Z does. &F is factory
> defaults ( and use &F1 for Sportster modems as &F uses software flow
AIUI, it won't quite cancel all ATZ does. In addition to setting a
preset user (which for some modems is not user settable) profile,
it's supposed to "clear the serial port buffers."
> Thus AT&F would be "better" in the sense of being a shorter
> sentence to accomplish the same thing.
> The reason ATz is iffy is because ATZ sets the modem to whatever
> attributes it had when some unknown person or program issued a save
> settings command-- Ie you have no idea what atz sets the modem to.
> Of course what a winmodem does with either of these is pretty uncertain.
-- Clifford Kite Email: "echo email@example.com|rot13" PPP-Q&A links, downloads: http://ckite.no-ip.net/ /* ... packets usually cross many administrative boundaries on their way from a source to a destination and often the only point of agreement between those separate administrations is that all problems are someone else's fault. --Van Jacobson, abstract of April 97 MSRI talk */