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This is an old article about SCO Unix PPP disconnection and is only left here for historical purposes.

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Dial in PPP (Old Sco Unix) disconnects immediately

This is an ancient post with no relevance to modern systems.

Check to make sure that "idle" isn't set to 1 in /etc/ppphosts- it will disconnect immediately with that setting.

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