Subject: Re: pppoe question
To: Joe Bamberg <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-net
Date: 03/06/2002 18:43:43
On Wed, 6 Mar 2002, Joe Bamberg wrote:

> Bill Studenmund wrote:
> >
> >Since my home machine is running 1.5.X, I set up rp-pppoe. It worked for a
> >time, then died. On icb, I found out that Simon has seen the same thing,
> >so I wanted to ask here if anyone knew what's up.
> Don't know if this will be any help but do you have to use the user-
> mode pppoe implementation?  1.5X supports pppoe in the kernel -
> I'm using it on my home ADSL gateway, and it works well (with
> PAP, not CHAP, though)

Yes. That was "1.5.X", not 1.5X - the machine is running 1.5 release
(1.5.1 I think).

If it ends up I need to upgrade to -current, I can. But I'd rather wait
for 1.6.

Oh, why doesn't the in-kernel do CHAP? Or is it you just don't use it?

Take care,