Re: ppp-udeb testers needed (custom image perpared)
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Tammo Block wrote:
> Hello !
> Ups, i did it again. The new image works.
>> - - in D-I environment
>> * bad/good login should be detected (good logins are silent)
> Well, sort of. My provider even lets me log in with a wrong password and
> redirects all http to some error message then. The installer doesn't notice
> until the configuration of the mirror and gives error messages about
> unavaliable mirror servers then. This is of course notexactly a ppp-udeb
> error, but maybe such behavior should be mentioned in the manual ?
Indeed, this seems to be a broken setup, but I would like to be sure. Could
you provide the relevant syslog so I can double check?
>> * transitory problems when trying to do the inital connection (cable
>> unplugged or PPPoE server down) should be detected
> Sorry. I forgot to test that.
Heh, seems to be point that is easily forgot ;-)
>> - - in the installed system:
>> * target system boots fine with the PPPoE connection set up correctly
> Yes. Works as expected.
>> * hosts file and hostname are set correctly
> Yes. BTW what about the domainname ?
Hmm, this is tricky. Some providers offer no domain name via pppoe, but some
Frans, what do you think? Should this be added, too?
>> * permissions are set correctly on the network configuration files and the
>> ppp configuration files (an output of "ls -lR /etc/ppp" in the target would
>> be appreciated)
> -rw------- 1 root root 56 2006-12-09 17:33 pap-secrets
> -rw------- 1 root root 56 2006-12-09 17:33 chap-secrets
> -rw-r----- 1 root dip 8 2006-11-20 01:10 kppp-options
> All other files are world readable :
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1369 2007-01-24 21:22 provider
That is ok, only the *secrets file contains sensitive information and should
be 600. BTW, What are the permissions of the /etc/ppp/peers/ directory and
files below it?
>> * lo interface is configured correctly
> kind regards
> Tammo Block
Thank you for the quick and complete test and reply!
"Imagination is more important than knowledge" A.Einstein
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