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Re: pppoe on two different laptops


Did you check wether you have a route?
Does your resolver work?

Cheers, mab

On Tue, Nov 09, 2004 at 10:01:18AM +0100, Alexandru Cabuz wrote:
> Hello,
> Until recently I was using Debian testing on an HP Omnibook XE3. Now I am on a 
> Dell D600. One annoying problem is that pppoe does not work anymore.
> I am using exactly the same /etc/network/interfaces 
> and /etc/ppp/peers/dsl-provider files. I'll copy them below.
> What is strange is that the connection seems to get established, meaning I 
> do /etc/init.d/networking force-reload and then ifconfig says ppp0 is 
> configured, and I can see the IP address and the packets are getting 
> through... even my firewall is taking hits. But when I start kmail or 
> mozilla, they do not seem to be able to connect to the network. Mozilla just 
> tries to connect for a couple of minutes and then gives up. Same with kmail.

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