"Peer abort" error with D-Link DSL-300G+ Modem

Discussion in 'Broadband' started by Anthony, Jan 1, 2004.

  1. Anthony

    Anthony Guest

    I am trying to get my D-Link DSL-300G+ modem to work with my ADSL
    connection. I have it connected to a standalone PC via an ethernet
    connection. The ADSL and Ethernet LEDs are showing constant green - which is
    good. However the connection status is "Peer abort".

    Does anyone know what this means? It is a PPPoE connection.

    I know the ADSL account works becasue I can use another USB ADSL modem but
    not this D-Link ethernet modem.

    My ISP is ESatBT in Ireland.
     
    Anthony, Jan 1, 2004
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  2. Hi Anthony,

    I don't now much about ADSL in Ireland, but I can tell you that all the
    major ISP's in England work on PPPoA not PPPoE.
    Try changing the setting on your modem to PPPoA and you might have some
    luck.

    (PPPoE - Point-to-Point Protocol Over Ethernet, PPPoA - Point-to-Point Over
    ATM)
    (ATM - Asynchronus Transfer Mode, the technology that lets data and
    telephone travel over the same line whilst not letting any one data type hog
    the line)

    Hope this helps.
     
    Lawrence Stromski, Jan 2, 2004
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  3. [...]

    I wish people would stop spouting this rubbish.
    PPPoA/PPPoE is dependent on the exchanges which
    BT upgraded long ago. I have had PPPoE running
    with Demon and AAISP.


    B
     
    Bob { Goddard }, Jan 3, 2004
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  4. I have sorted the problem. The authentication method should have been chap
    and the modem default is pap.

     
    Anthony Kelly, Jan 4, 2004
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