Subject: Re: Solutions (was Misc. problems)
To: Dave Huang <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: tcjam <email@example.com>
Date: 03/20/1998 17:55:20
First I did compile a custom kernel with PPP_FILTER and PFIL_HOOKS, it's
on its sixth incarnation with these options... yes I have the bpf psuedo
devices, if there is a bpf option I have never heard of it. Like I said I
had all this working with 1.2.1.
Dave could I see your ppp options file? particularly the
active-filter, idle, and holdoff sections. Maybe I'm doing something wrong
within the config file. I'm going to recompile a GENERIC kernel with
PPP_FILTER, sbc, and PFIL_HOOKS and see if I have any luck.
Anyone else care to report success or failure?
On Fri, 20 Mar 1998, Dave Huang wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Mar 1998, Ken Hornstein wrote:
> > Do you not have BPF compiled into your kernel?
> > I haven't actually upgraded my PPP machine to 1.3(.1) yet, and it's not
> > a 68k machine, but I can't believe this is _completely_ broken (but
> > hey, I've been surprised before :-)).
> It's not broken :) Works for me on my 1.3 i386 machine... however, the
> pppd manpage says:
> active-filter filter-expression
> [ ... ]
> being interpreted by the shell. This option is
> currently only available under NetBSD, and then
> only if both the kernel and pppd were compiled with
> PPP_FILTER defined.
> The mac68k GENERIC kernel doesn't have PPP_FILTER (neither does the i386
> GENERIC). So, you'll have to compile your own kernel for it to work.
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