Subject: Re: misc/33898: "NetBSD Documentation: Steps to connect via PPPoE (DSL)" needs correction
To: John Nemeth <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 07/05/2006 11:05:34
On Wed, Jul 05, 2006 at 12:08:43AM -0700, John Nemeth wrote:
>      Can you try it with 'inet up' in
> /etc/ifconfig.pppoe0, i.e. without the '! /sbin/ifconfig pppoe0' part
> on the front?  Given the way /etc/ifconfig.* is processed, this should
> be equivalent.

Good idea - if this helps we have to decide if we'd call this a bug in
ifconfig, but I'd not oppose changing the documentation that way. It is
a bit IPv4 centric - I'd welcome patches from anyone using pppoe with