Solved

OT Disconnect

Posted on 1997-08-15
6
434 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-27
I'm using OS 7.6.1 on my Performa 6400/200 with internal express modem. I keep getting "Open Transport-You've been disconnected" errors for no  apparent reason. I'm using Netscape Communicator 4.01 but I had the same with 3.01. It seems to happen if I hit the stop loading button and then try to click on a new link, it won't respond, or says server not responding then I get the above error message. It also happens when I switch from e-mail back to browswer windows on Netscape. I'm using OT 1.1.2 and OT/PPP 1.0
Thanks for any suggestions.
0
Comment
Question by:lardlad
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
themacman earned 100 total points
ID: 1542276
As far as I can tell, this is an OT or OT/PPP problem. I get this at random also. It can happen in any internet program, not just Netscape.



If I read the release notes correctly, this problem is supposed to be fixed in OT 1.2 and OT/PPP 1.0.1 that ships with Mac OS 8. Try it out and see if it helps.
0
 

Expert Comment

by:mudbike
ID: 1542277
You have deducted 10 points for an answer that solves nothing.Mac OS 8 does not solve this problem at all. Mac tech support has no clue and actually recommended to me that I deinstall OS 8 and go back to 7.6
0
 

Expert Comment

by:mudbike
ID: 1542278
I have used my back button twice to look at the same non-answer to this question and now have given up 30 points for absolutely nothing-nice going.
0
IT, Stop Being Called Into Every Meeting

Highfive is so simple that setting up every meeting room takes just minutes and every employee will be able to start or join a call from any room with ease. Never be called into a meeting just to get it started again. This is how video conferencing should work!

 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:themacman
ID: 1542279
it's not Mac OS 8, it's OT 1.2 and OT/PPP 1.0.1 but I think they both require OS 8 (I forget). I will say that it definately solves my problems. I no longer get OT/PPP suddenly disconnecting me from the net.

If you are still having problems, I supect a problem with the CCL file for your modem.

Hope this helps.
0
 

Author Comment

by:lardlad
ID: 1542280
Thanks,
I just got Mac OS8 and I still get disconnects, but not as often. Now I just get Netscape crash at close. I upgraded to Norton Utilities 3.5.1 with crashguard to help save my work, but I'll definitely check the CCL file. Thanks.
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:themacman
ID: 1542281
At this point, it's important to narrow things down.

1) Do you get disconnects after a specific time period (say when idle after a certain time). It that's the case, Make sure the Disconnect if ide for XX minutes is NOT checked in the Connection options for OT/PPP.

2) does it happen in other Internet apps? This would narrow the scope to a problem with OT/PPP or the CCL Scripts or a specific application (Netscape in this case). if it only happens in Netscape, try Internet Explorer--does it still happen.

3) does it happen only when downloading certain web pages? Again, this could be browser specific as opposed to OT/PPP or OT.

Hope this helps.
0

Featured Post

How your wiki can always stay up-to-date

Quip doubles as a “living” wiki and a project management tool that evolves with your organization. As you finish projects in Quip, the work remains, easily accessible to all team members, new and old.
- Increase transparency
- Onboard new hires faster
- Access from mobile/offline

Join & Write a Comment

How to recover a playlist after moving the music from one location, folder or hard disk, to a new one, folder or disk. Disclaimer I have performed this procedure after moving my music from one hard disk to a second hard disk using Windows XP sp3…
How can this article save you time AND money?  In just a few minutes you may discover something you didn't know existed that is easy enough for you to fix yourself!
Internet Business Fax to Email Made Easy - With eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com), you'll receive a dedicated online fax number, which is used the same way as a typical analog fax number. You'll receive secure faxes in your email, fr…
This tutorial demonstrates a quick way of adding group price to multiple Magento products.

707 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

17 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now