Debian / Telstra ADSL Problem...

Martijn van Oosterhout kleptog at
Wed Dec 11 11:20:50 EST 2002

On Wed, Dec 11, 2002 at 01:53:28AM +1100, L u k e H a m i l t o n wrote:
> Well I'm stuck,
> I have been trying to setup my ADSL connection with pppoeconf, it scans
> both my Ethernet cards and then tells me it has found the "Access
> Concentrator" on eth1, which is right. I then continue to fill in my
> details and then start the connection. Then I keep getting this error
> message:
> pp0: error fetching interface information: Device not found

I assume that's ppp0? Check the kernel logs. Is PPP support in your kernel,
with all the required options?

> At the same time the lights are flashing on the modem...

I don't know what debugging stuff pppoeconf gives you, but it'd be worth
checking out.

> I have setup this same modem and account with redhat before without any
> dramas

Copy the configuration over to Debian and use that then :)
Martijn van Oosterhout   <kleptog at>
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