Re: [PATCH] Fix for the PPTP hangs that have been reported

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On Mon, 2006-06-12 at 12:16 +1000, Paul Mackerras wrote:
> People have been reporting that PPP connections over ptys, such as
> used with PPTP, will hang randomly when transferring large amounts of
> data, for instance in
> I have managed to reproduce the problem, and the patch below fixes the
> actual cause.

I was terribly afflicted by this bug and the patch seems to help.

Strangely, it made PPTP completely unusable with the -rt kernel - the
connection would hang forever - but with 2.6.16 it only seemed to slow
things down.


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