Roaring pengiun

Martijn van Oosterhout kleptog at
Thu Aug 9 02:06:39 EST 2001

On Thu, Aug 09, 2001 at 12:43:37AM +1000, Mark Hummel wrote:
> Hi, 
> Connections are timing out under linux when attempting to connect
> to Telstra ADSL. It works fine under windows. 
> I have installed the latest pppd. Can anyone offer some advice on
> what might be the problem, or at least how I could diagnose the problem.
> When I run tcpdump over the interface, should I be seeing anything? 
> (tcpdump seems to listen, but not hear anything).

Are you using the kernel or the userspace pppoe?

Did you specify the right interface?

tcpdump should show PADI packets.

Check that pppoe -A shows something.

Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog at>
- Every night you must rediscover the secret to sleep, 
- only to forget it moments later...

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