Every once in a while, I type
and instead of the normal connection noise on my external modem, I hear garbage and the modem lights (which I have no docs for) set into odd patterns and I can't connect. Subsequent connection attempts usually return an error message similar to
Failed to activate with error 6 (sometimes it's an error 35)
Trying to do
seems to have no effect and I have to reboot the box to clear the error. ifup has no documentation and reading through the ifup script provided no clues. I hate error codes. I hate, hate, hate error codes.
I hate error codes.