/dev/ttyS0 Aug 14 20:33:17 JandC pppd[12795]: local IP address 194.247.51.6 Aug 14 20:33:17 JandC pppd[12795]: remote IP address 213.121.147.13 Aug 14 20:33:17 JandC pppd[12795]: primary DNS address 194.247.47.47 Aug 14 20:33:17 JandC pppd[12795]: secondary DNS address 194.247.40.126 Aug 14 20:33:17 JandC pppd[12795]: Script /etc/ppp/ip-up started (pid 12807) Aug 14 20:33:18 JandC pppd[12795]: Script /etc/ppp/ip-up finished (pid 12807), status = 0x0 Aug 14 20:33:46 JandC pppd[12795]: Terminating on signal 15. Aug 14 20:33:46 JandC pppd[12795]: Script /etc/ppp/ip-down started (pid 12874) Aug 14 20:33:46 JandC pppd[12795]: sent [LCP TermReq id=0x2 "User request"] Aug 14 20:33:47 JandC pppd[12795]: rcvd [LCP TermAck id=0x2] Aug 14 20:33:47 JandC pppd[12795]: Connection terminated. Aug 14 20:33:47 JandC pppd[12795]: Connect time 0.6 minutes. Aug 14 20:33:47 JandC pppd[12795]: Sent 5429 bytes, received 10513 bytes. During the time it is up I can browse the web. The behaviour and log is exactly the same as if I had typed ctl-C at the console I ran netconf from. So it looks as if it is my PC terminating the connection, not the far end. I am running Mandrake 9.1. Any ideas? Thanks John -- --------------------------------------------------- (Remove digits from my email address before use ;-) [allowsmilie] => 1 [showsignature] => 0 [ipaddress] => [iconid] => 0 [visible] => 1 [attach] => 0 [infraction] => 0 [reportthreadid] => 0 [isusenetpost] => 1 [msgid] => <3f3e6451@212.67.96.135> [ref] => [htmlstate] => on_nl2br [postusername] => JRH [ip] => john.nntp@yored [isdeleted] => 0 [usergroupid] => [membergroupids] => [displaygroupid] => [password] => [passworddate] => [email] => [styleid] => [parentemail] => [homepage] => [icq] => [aim] => [yahoo] => [msn] => [skype] => [showvbcode] => [showbirthday] => [usertitle] => [customtitle] => [joindate] => [daysprune] => [lastvisit] => [lastactivity] => [lastpost] => [lastpostid] => [posts] => [reputation] => [reputationlevelid] => [timezoneoffset] => [pmpopup] => [avatarid] => [avatarrevision] => [profilepicrevision] => [sigpicrevision] => [options] => [akvbghsfs_optionsfield] => [birthday] => [birthday_search] => [maxposts] => [startofweek] => [referrerid] => [languageid] => [emailstamp] => [threadedmode] => [autosubscribe] => [pmtotal] => [pmunread] => [salt] => [ipoints] => [infractions] => [warnings] => [infractiongroupids] => [infractiongroupid] => [adminoptions] => [profilevisits] => [friendcount] => [friendreqcount] => [vmunreadcount] => [vmmoderatedcount] => [socgroupinvitecount] => [socgroupreqcount] => [pcunreadcount] => [pcmoderatedcount] => [gmmoderatedcount] => [assetposthash] => [fbuserid] => [fbjoindate] => [fbname] => [logintype] => [fbaccesstoken] => [newrepcount] => [vbseo_likes_in] => [vbseo_likes_out] => [vbseo_likes_unread] => [temp] => [field1] => [field2] => [field3] => [field4] => [field5] => [subfolders] => [pmfolders] => [buddylist] => [ignorelist] => [signature] => [searchprefs] => [rank] => [icontitle] => [iconpath] => [avatarpath] => [hascustomavatar] => 0 [avatardateline] => [edit_userid] => [edit_username] => [edit_dateline] => [edit_reason] => [hashistory] => [pagetext_html] => [hasimages] => [signatureparsed] => [sighasimages] => [sigpic] => [sigpicdateline] => [sigpicwidth] => [sigpicheight] => [postcount] => 1 [attachments] => [allattachments] => ) -->