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Re: pppoe borken?

[no cc:s please, thanks]

On Sam, 2003-02-15 at 14:22, Vladimir B. Savkin wrote:
> Hello!
> On Sat, Feb 15, 2003 at 11:33:59AM +0100, Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder wrote:
> > Yo!
> > 
> > Is pppoe broken in testing or is it just my adsl provider having strange
> > problems? From time to time, the pppoe connection breaks down, with
> > pppoe apparently running wild (like dozens of pppoe processes appearing
> > and disappearing fast and apparently in parallel). Syslog excerpt below.
> You are using "pty" option in ppp.conf, aren't you?
> This is not pppoe problem but pppd or kernel one, I'm not sure.
> I have the following patch to work around this, it's against pppd 
> from Woody, not pretty but works for me.
> --- _orig_ppp-2.4.1.uus/pppd/sys-linux.c	Sun Jan  5 15:19:31 2003
> +++ ppp-2.4.1.uus/pppd/sys-linux.c	Sun Jan  5 15:33:26 2003

Trying this out now. If you don't hear from me again, assume that the
problem has disappeared. The problem is that I can't reproduce it at
will - sometimes the connection worked for days, and then again it broke
down every other hour or so.

Anyway, thanks very much.

-- vbi

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