A very useful, but a bit dinky, ADSL modem. (The 3Com HomeConnect Dual Link, named because it works over USB and Ethernet.) Actually, HomeConnect is a product range that has all sorts of stuff in it. Go see http://www.3com.com for more details.
In FreeBSD 5.x, don't touch the above sysctl just set
in your ppp.conf file.
Also, from FreeBSD 5.4 onward, you need to set
As the LQR option was seperated from the LCP ECHO option.
Under linux you need to change the /etc/pppoe.conf to include this line below: PPPOE_EXTRA="-f 3c12:3c13 -S ISP"
to stop the connection dying every 15 seconds or so change the lines below.. the pings need to be less than 15 seconds apart on the NZ telecom network. i use 8 to be safe.