Re: CU-SeeMe and 7200/90 - 7.5.3

Gilles Papain (gpapain@planete.net)
Sun, 26 Jan 97 21:00:28 +0100


>On Mon, 20 Jan 1997, John Ingham wrote:
>>
>> Gilles, though you didn't say what your connection mode is, I can just
>> about guarantee that you are using a modem with an early version of MacTCP
>> or FreePPP. Get yourself the current FreePPP 2.5 ver 2 from
>> www.rockstar.com (that's from memory.) I had all there same symptoms as
>> you describe + a total lock-up when sending audio. All fixed with an
>> upgrade of FreePPP.
>
>Has anyone else tried OpenTransport 1.1.2 and OpenTransport/PPP 1.0?
>I've found that they're a vast improvement over MacPPP/FreePPP,
>particularly in connection management. The connection-opening
>characteristics, particularly in the realm of auto-opening, I found to be
>quite flaky with the Mac/FreePPP systems. OT/PPP seems to be much more
>smoothly integrated with the rest of the system, and opens and closes the
>PPP connection very gracefully, and even detects when I've been hung up
>on.
>
>I haven't used it much with CU/SeeMe, since I recently switched from a
>direct-connect 1 to 2 hour time limit PPP link to a behind-the-firewall
>unlimited free connection, and since it's an application-layer firewall I
>can't use CU/SeeMe or any other video for that matter... But I suspect
>it would work just fine.
>
> -Mike Pelletier.

I'm using FreePPP 2.5v2 and OT 112 and the problem is still there.
Thank you for your help.
Gilles