Subject: Re: dialup server (pppd)
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Fong Siu Lung Gordon <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/22/2000 21:26:11
On Mon, 21 Feb 2000, Frederick Bruckman wrote:

> On Mon, 21 Feb 2000, Chan Yiu Wah wrote:
> > LAN A ( users can  access the ROUTER-A and ROUTER-B, but cannot
> > access the user in LAN-B (e.g. ping  The vice versa as the 
> > user in LAN B.
> I hate to say this, but now that you've gotten ppp to work, does the
> "unnumbered interface" thing work any better? That is, try now to use
> the ethernets ip addresses as the endpoints of the ppp link.

Sure.  I also feel confuse to use the "numbered interfaces".  My problem

1.  I setup a pppd server at LAN-A with routerA-ppp:routerB-ppp.
2.  pppd client of routerB at LAN-B recognised as routerB-ppp:routerA-ppp.
3.  Setup route add -net LAN-A-network routerA-ppp on routerB.
4.  Setup route add -net LAN-B-network routerB-ppp on routerA.
5.  I found out that users at LAN-A cannot communicate with users at LAN-B 
    and vice versa.
6.  There are two applications. One is run under LAN-A and one is under 
7.  Goal is that users at LAN-A can access the application on LAN-B and
    vice vers.

I hope it is clear now.  I am eager to work it out.  Can you help ?


> > If I login at LAN-A and tried to get file from ROUTER-B, there is message
> > 'ppp_deflated exceed mru (1508 > 1504)' appeared on the console of ROUTER-A.
> I seem to recall filing a PR on that. This is with "deflate", right?
> Maybe BSD Compression would work better. Try "deflate 0 bsdcomp 9"
> (use minimal BSD compression).