October 10, 2008

Corrupted Networking Settings

Posted in Linux/Zaurus Tips and Tricks, Zaurus Trials and Tribulations at 2:38 pm by sdjf

I had been getting online rather quickly and easily with my sl6000 for the past month or two. But, when I tried to go online the other day, I kept getting messages in my pppd log kept saying “Failed to authenticate ourselves to peer,” over and over and over again. I wondered whether my ISP had done something to block my account or reset my logon password to a previous one. I tried calling them and could not get through.

Opera had crashed during my last session online, and I did notice that there was no listing for /dev/shm when I did the “df” command. But, the files in /etc/ppp/peers did not seem to have been corrupted. They looked like normal text files. Read the rest of this entry »»

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