Roaring pengiun

Mark Hummel mhummel at
Fri Aug 10 17:31:46 EST 2001

On Fri, 10 Aug 2001, Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 10, 2001 at 05:06:38PM +1000, Mark Hummel wrote:
> > 
> > Hi, 
> > 
> > A little progress, I think. I am now seing packets being sent through
> > eth0 via tcpdump. However, it is still timing out. 
> Are you seeing replies from the ADSL modem?
No, I don't think I am. 

> > > Check that pppoe -A shows something.
> > 
> > pppoe -A shows the AC name and also the MAC address of the ethernet card.
> > 
> > Should pppoe-sniff recognize the PAD packets? It is not showing anything.
> > Its blurb says it waits for the first PADR packet. 
> Sounds like you ADSL modem is not responding at all.
Looks that way.

> None of that should be relevent. Can you ping the ADSL modem? I forget the
> IP address, it should be in the archives.

> Is the ADSL modem on eth0 or eth1? Make sure you're looking at the right
> one.

Its eth0. I have checked that a few times. To convince you, I match the 
IRQ reported by ifconfig with that in /proc/pci. I also tried using 
both interfaces. 

> Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog at>
> > It would be nice if someone came up with a certification system that
> > actually separated those who can barely regurgitate what they crammed over
> > the last few weeks from those who command secret ninja networking powers.

Thanks for your help Martijn,


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