Re: ppp can't get a route?
From: "Leandro Guimarães Faria Corsetti Dutra" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > I'm not familiar with this tap0 type of interface
> Now that you mention it, neither do I. I certainly don't remember
Me neither, but I thought it was obsolete - there's a kernel config parameter
for Tap or EtherTap...
> putting it there. Would that perhaps be a Linux module or a Debian
> package that could have put it there? Is there a database of all such
> interfaces explaning their meanings, usages and origins?
> > up the ppp interface. You don't have to take eth0 down, just remove
> > the existing default route prior to pon. This will allow ppp to set
> > the default route to the ppp0 interface.
> Hmm... since this is a machine to be used by a layman, I guess I should
> do something to make pon do that by itself. Perhaps a script in
> > Will having a default route to ppp0 solve your routing problem. Or,
> I guess not, because that notebook will be used now and then on
> Ethernet... or will poff kill the default route when needed?
It _should_ be automatic. I use ppp once a week, and ethernet the rest of the
time. When I bring up ppp it always overrides the default route. The ppp
config parameter is something obscure like "defaultroute" :-)