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Re: ADSL/PPPoE; ppp0: Device not found

On Fri, 18 Apr 2003 12:06:20 -0700 (PDT)
Virgil <virgilinux@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hi, All:
> For months I had been a happy user of ADSL Verizon (USA).
> A week or so ago, the service suddently stopped working.
> After trying a few things, I removed and the re-install all PPP
> related packages.
> The configuration utility, pppoeconf runs fine and successfully
> complete setup.
> But, when I attempt to connect for the first time, I get:
> ppp0: error fetching interface information: Device not found
> Cold-rebooting, removing, re-installing and re-configuring have proven
> useless.
> Again, the funniest thing is that I had been using this service for
> months without any difficulty, and it stopped working without
> explanation.
> Also, this does NOT seem to be hardware related, because I am right
> now connected from Windows XP with same hardawre (woody; dual boot
> Thinkpad T22; modem is wirespeed by webtel)
> Needless to say, i've already done a good deal of "googling" about
> this problem, without any help.

You sure you didnt make any kernel related changes?  Maybe you can
remember an update/upgrade around the same time to another package or
even to one of the pppoe packages?
Did you try using roaring penguin?

Shawn Lamson
Debian GNU/Linux 3.0

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