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Re: netconsole over pppoe

On 4/21/13, Pascal Hambourg <pascal@plouf.fr.eu.org> wrote:
> jidanni@jidanni.org a écrit :
>> however I am on PPPOE over ADSL so
>> # netstat -rn #just says
>> Kernel IP routing table
>> Destination     Gateway         Genmask         Flags   MSS Window  irtt
>> Iface
>>         U         0 0          0
>> ppp0
>> UH        0 0          0
>> ppp0
>>   U         0 0          0
>> eth0
> >From Documentation/networking/netconsole.txt in the kernel source tree :
> "some fundamental limitations will remain: only IP networks, UDP packets
> and *ethernet devices* are supported."
> A PPP or PPPoE interface is not an ethernet device, so unless the
> documentation is outdated, you cannot use ppp0. If you setup netconsole
> to send packets through eth0 to the PPPoE access concentrator MAC
> address, it is very unlikely they they will reach the remote server.

So tun/tap? vtun (or openvpn if you want encryption, or just a modern
ssh with local tun/tap support), or perhaps etherpuppet?

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