Subject: Re: PPP help
To: James Graham <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 10/11/2001 21:09:54
On Thu, Oct 11, 2001 at 10:16:19AM -0700, James Graham wrote:
> Greetings, all!
> I have a ppp conundrum which I'm not certain how to solve; perhaps I'd best
> start by asking one question:
> * Is our pppd client-only, or can it act as a server as well?
It can act as server; I have a 1.5.2 machine doing it.
> The situation is this. My client has a bunch of embedded NetBSD
> systems for coin sorters, and it keeps track of various stats which my
> client then wishes to return as a web page OVER PPP once a client
> connects via same.
> Now I've managed to get the two pppds talking to each other [straight
> serial, null modem, until I can get this debugged].
> Test environment is:
> P5/133, NetBSD 1.4.1 PC104 i386, NetBSD 1.4.1
> ppp0 192.168.1.1 -> 192.168.255.1 192.168.255.1 -> 192.168.1.1
> $eth0 10.240.41.156 10.240.41.174
> [$eth since they have different ethernet types]
> Currently, all default routes are going out the $eth port. Ethernet
> works fine.
> Once ppp is going, I cannot even ping the local ppp address. It does not
And do the 2 ppp interfaces come up ? What do 'ifconfig ppp0' and 'netstat -rn'
show once the pppd connected ?
Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>