PPP connects but I cannot ping my ISP

I have slackware 96 (3.1) loaded on my machine, I have tryed over several months to connect to my ISP.  When I do I get the daemon dying unexpectly errors.  My ISP says they use a compression routine called Predicator 1 (pred1comp).  From research on the net I have found that this is a subset of BSD.  I have the bsd_comp module insmod'd upon startup, but this had not helped.  I can do a direct dial-in into my ISP and other location and connect fine, but not with PPP.  Any help I could get would be appreciated.  Thanks, here is the output from my debug file (note this is a lot of information - if you can not handle all this you may want to skip it):
Jul  6 00:44:01 localhost pppd[109]: sent [LCP ConfReq id=0x1 <mru 1500> <asyncmap 0x0> <magic 0xe704d558> <pcomp> <accomp>]
Jul  6 00:44:37 localhost pppd[111]: sent [LCP ConfReq id=0x1 <mru 1500> <asyncmap 0x0> <magic 0x77a7ebd1> <pcomp> <accomp>]
Jul  6 00:44:37 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [LCP ConfAck id=0x1 <mru 1500> <asyncmap 0x0> <magic 0x77a7ebd1> <pcomp> <accomp>]
Jul  6 00:44:38 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [LCP ConfReq id=0x2 <accomp> <pcomp> <asyncmap 0x0> <mru 1500> <magic 0x2779b958>]
Jul  6 00:44:38 localhost pppd[111]: sent [LCP ConfAck id=0x2 <accomp> <pcomp> <asyncmap 0x0> <mru 1500> <magic 0x2779b958>]
Jul  6 00:44:38 localhost pppd[111]: sent [IPCP ConfReq id=0x1 <addr 0.0.0.0> <compress VJ 0f 01>]
Jul  6 00:44:39 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [IPCP ConfReq id=0x1 <addr 206.206.98.200> <compress VJ 0f 00>]
Jul  6 00:44:39 localhost pppd[111]: sent [IPCP ConfAck id=0x1 <addr 206.206.98.200> <compress VJ 0f 00>]
Jul  6 00:44:39 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [CCP ConfReq id=0x1 <predictor 1>]
Jul  6 00:44:39 localhost pppd[111]: sent [CCP ConfReq id=0x1]
Jul  6 00:44:39 localhost pppd[111]: sent [CCP ConfRej id=0x1 <predictor 1>]
Jul  6 00:44:39 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [IPCP ConfNak id=0x1 <addr 206.206.98.39>]
Jul  6 00:44:39 localhost pppd[111]: sent [IPCP ConfReq id=0x2 <addr 206.206.98.39> <compress VJ 0f 01>]
Jul  6 00:44:41 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [CCP ConfAck id=0x1]
Jul  6 00:44:41 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [CCP ConfReq id=0x2]
Jul  6 00:44:41 localhost pppd[111]: sent [CCP ConfAck id=0x2]
Jul  6 00:44:41 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [IPCP ConfAck id=0x2 <addr 206.206.98.39> <compress VJ 0f 01>]
Jul  6 00:44:59 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [proto=0xfd] 00 56 00 21 45 00 00 54 b7 bb 00 00 ff 01 a1 60 ce ce 62 c8 ce ce 62 27 00 00 c9 eb 72 00 00 00 eb 3e bf 33 23 9e 0b 00 08 09 0a 0b 0c 0d 0e 0f 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 1a 1b 1c 1d 1e 1f 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 2a 2b 2c 2d 2e
Jul  6 00:44:59 localhost pppd[111]:  2f 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 58 fe
Jul  6 00:44:59 localhost pppd[111]: sent [CCP ResetReq id=0x2]
Jul  6 00:45:00 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [CCP ResetAck id=0x3]
Jul  6 00:45:00 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [proto=0xfd] 00 56 00 21 45 00 00 54 b7 be 00 00 ff 01 a1 5d ce ce 62 c8 ce ce 62 27 00 00 91 fb 72 00 01 00 ec 3e bf 33 59 8e 0b 00 08 09 0a 0b 0c 0d 0e 0f 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 1a 1b 1c 1d 1e 1f 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 2a 2b 2c 2d 2e
Jul  6 00:45:00 localhost pppd[111]:  2f 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 ea be
Jul  6 00:45:00 localhost pppd[111]: sent [CCP ResetReq id=0x2]
Jul  6 00:45:01 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [CCP ResetAck id=0x3]
Jul  6 00:45:01 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [proto=0xfd] 00 56 00 21 45 00 00 54 b7 c1 00 00 ff 01 a1 5a ce ce 62 c8 ce ce 62 27 00 00 86 fb 72 00 02 00 ed 3e bf 33 62 8e 0b 00 08 09 0a 0b 0c 0d 0e 0f 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 1a 1b 1c 1d 1e 1f 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 2a 2b 2c 2d 2e
Jul  6 00:45:01 localhost pppd[111]:  2f 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 93 80
Jul  6 00:45:01 localhost pppd[111]: sent [CCP ResetReq id=0x2]
Jul  6 00:45:02 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [CCP ResetAck id=0x3]
Jul  6 00:45:02 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [proto=0xfd] 00 56 00 21 45 00 00 54 b7 c3 00 00 ff 01 a1 58 ce ce 62 c8 ce ce 62 27 00 00 95 fb 72 00 03 00 ee 3e bf 33 51 8e 0b 00 08 09 0a 0b 0c 0d 0e 0f 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 1a 1b 1c 1d 1e 1f 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 2a 2b 2c 2d 2e
Jul  6 00:45:02 localhost pppd[111]:  2f 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 12 57
Jul  6 00:45:02 localhost pppd[111]: sent [CCP ResetReq id=0x2]
Jul  6 00:45:03 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [CCP ResetAck id=0x3]
Jul  6 00:45:03 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [proto=0xfd] 00 56 00 21 45 00 00 54 b7 c5 00 00 ff 01 a1 56 ce ce 62 c8 ce ce 62 27 00 00 99 fb 72 00 04 00 ef 3e bf 33 4b 8e 0b 00 08 09 0a 0b 0c 0d 0e 0f 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 1a 1b 1c 1d 1e 1f 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 2a 2b 2c 2d 2e
Jul  6 00:45:03 localhost pppd[111]:  2f 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 9d ac
Jul  6 00:45:03 localhost pppd[111]: sent [CCP ResetReq id=0x2]
Jul  6 00:45:04 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [CCP ResetAck id=0x3]
Jul  6 00:45:04 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [proto=0xfd] 00 56 00 21 45 00 00 54 b7 c7 00 00 ff 01 a1 54 ce ce 62 c8 ce ce 62 27 00 00 8e fb 72 00 05 00 f0 3e bf 33 54 8e 0b 00 08 09 0a 0b 0c 0d 0e 0f 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 1a 1b 1c 1d 1e 1f 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 2a 2b 2c 2d 2e
Jul  6 00:45:04 localhost pppd[111]:  2f 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 9b 7f
Jul  6 00:45:05 localhost pppd[111]: sent [CCP ResetReq id=0x2]
Jul  6 00:45:05 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [CCP ResetAck id=0x3]
Jul  6 00:45:05 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [proto=0xfd] 00 56 00 21 45 00 00 54 b7 ca 00 00 ff 01 a1 51 ce ce 62 c8 ce ce 62 27 00 00 92 fb 72 00 06 00 f1 3e bf 33 4e 8e 0b 00 08 09 0a 0b 0c 0d 0e 0f 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 1a 1b 1c 1d 1e 1f 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 2a 2b 2c 2d 2e
Jul  6 00:45:05 localhost pppd[111]:  2f 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 e9 fe
Jul  6 00:45:06 localhost pppd[111]: sent [CCP ResetReq id=0x2]
Jul  6 00:45:06 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [CCP ResetAck id=0x3]
Jul  6 00:45:06 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [proto=0xfd] 00 56 00 21 45 00 00 54 b7 cc 00 00 ff 01 a1 4f ce ce 62 c8 ce ce 62 27 00 00 91 fb 72 00 07 00 f2 3e bf 33 4d 8e 0b 00 08 09 0a 0b 0c 0d 0e 0f 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 1a 1b 1c 1d 1e 1f 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 2a 2b 2c 2d 2e
Jul  6 00:45:06 localhost pppd[111]:  2f 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 7c 48
Jul  6 00:45:07 localhost pppd[111]: sent [CCP ResetReq id=0x2]
Jul  6 00:45:07 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [CCP ResetAck id=0x3]
Jul  6 00:45:22 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [proto=0xfd] 80 3d 19 21 45 3b 17 20 03 3f 11 02 ba ce ce 40 62 14 ce ce 62 27 35 04 04 08 27 ba a7 46 3b f4 85 80 01 02 00 02 74 65 03 70 6c 00 6b 02 61 66 03 6d 69 6c 0b 01 01 ae 44
Jul  6 00:45:22 localhost pppd[111]: sent [CCP ResetReq id=0x3]
Jul  6 00:45:22 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [CCP ResetAck id=0x3]
Jul  6 00:45:22 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [proto=0xfd] 80 3d 19 21 45 3b 17 38 03 3f 11 02 a2 ce ce 40 62 14 ce ce 62 27 35 04 04 0a 27 be a5 46 3b f4 81 80 01 02 00 02 74 65 03 70 6c 00 6b 02 61 66 03 6d 69 6c 0b 01 01 b6 24
Jul  6 00:45:22 localhost pppd[111]: sent [CCP ResetReq id=0x4]
Jul  6 00:45:22 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [CCP ResetAck id=0x3]
Jul  6 00:45:27 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [proto=0xfd] 80 3d 19 21 45 3b 17 69 03 3f 11 02 71 ce ce 40 62 14 ce ce 62 27 35 04 04 0b 27 be a4 46 3b f4 81 80 01 02 00 02 74 65 03 70 6c 00 6b 02 61 66 03 6d 69 6c 0b 01 01 8d 04
Jul  6 00:45:27 localhost pppd[111]: sent [CCP ResetReq id=0x5]
Jul  6 00:45:27 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [CCP ResetAck id=0x3]
Jul  6 00:45:34 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [proto=0xfd] 80 6c 19 21 45 6a 17 9f 03 3f 11 02 0c ce ce 40 62 14 ce ce 62 27 35 04 04 0c 56 03 ff 0a 77 54 85 80 01 01 01 03 07 74 68 75 6e 74 c0 65 6b 03 6e 65 74 a6 01 c0 0c 01 20 01 00 00 0e 10 04 ce a0 ce 62 12 c0 0c 02 3e 01 05 02 40 6e 73 c0
Jul  6 00:45:34 localhost pppd[111]:  0c c0 39 01 7d 01 04 07 14 16 86
Jul  6 00:45:34 localhost pppd[111]: sent [CCP ResetReq id=0x6]
Jul  6 00:45:34 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [CCP ResetAck id=0x3]
Jul  6 00:45:39 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [proto=0xfd] 80 6c 19 21 45 6a 17 c4 03 3f 11 01 e7 ce ce 40 62 14 ce ce 62 27 35 04 04 0e 56 03 fd 0a 77 54 85 80 01 01 01 03 07 74 68 75 6e 74 c0 65 6b 03 6e 65 74 a6 01 c0 0c 01 20 01 00 00 0e 10 04 ce a0 ce 62 12 c0 0c 02 3e 01 05 02 40 6e 73 c0
Jul  6 00:45:39 localhost pppd[111]:  0c c0 39 01 7d 01 04 07 14 7a 12
Jul  6 00:45:39 localhost pppd[111]: sent [CCP ResetReq id=0x7]
Jul  6 00:45:39 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [CCP ResetAck id=0x3]
Jul  6 00:45:49 localhost pppd[111]: sent [LCP TermReq id=0x2]
Jul  6 00:45:52 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [proto=0xfd] 80 6c 19 21 45 6a 17 f1 03 3f 11 01 ba ce ce 40 62 14 ce ce 62 27 35 04 04 0f 56 03 fc 0a 77 54 85 80 01 01 01 03 07 74 68 75 6e 74 c0 65 6b 03 6e 65 74 a6 01 c0 0c 01 20 01 00 00 0e 10 04 ce a0 ce 62 12 c0 0c 02 3e 01 05 02 40 6e 73 c0
Jul  6 00:45:52 localhost pppd[111]:  0c c0 39 01 7d 01 04 07 14 d6 3d
Jul  6 00:45:52 localhost pppd[111]: sent [LCP TermReq id=0x3]
Jul  6 00:45:53 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [LCP EchoReq id=0x3 27 79 b9 58 59 4e 4f 54 00 00 00 00]
Jul  6 00:45:53 localhost pppd[111]: rcvd [LCP TermAck id=0x4]

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brucekeyCommented:
need to know:
1. contents of /etc/ppp/options
amd/or
2. ~/.ppprc

will ISP work without compression?
thought of getting an ISP that uses a `standard' commpression algorithm? No, I'm not kidding, some ISP's think the only systems out here are from bill. post contents of the files, or e-mail them to me....
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nasaAuthor Commented:
Brucekey,

Thanks for the reply, but my ISP has indeed gone away from pred1 and this seems to have cleared up the connection problem.  Thanks for your help.

NASA
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jetxCommented:
check youre /etc/resolv.conf
put in your ISP's dns servers

#/etc/resolv.conf
domain yourisp.com
nameserver 123.123.123.23

change 123.123.123.23 to your real ISP dns server

then try pinging your isp again or any internet site

regards,

jetx
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