"no matching session" in ng_pppoe.c (RELENG_6)

Alexander Motin mav at FreeBSD.org
Sun Dec 9 13:05:59 PST 2007

cpghost wrote:
> If I remember correctly, sending two PADIs in quick succession
> was ppp's "normal" behaviour for *years* now (is it expected or
> required by the protocol? I don't know). I've always wondered
> why it was so. But that didn't cause any harm as it seemed one
> of the two PADO was picked up and eventually turned into a session.

It is not required by protocol as I remember. ppp does not sends PADI 
itselt, it is done by ng_ppp node. And it retransmits packets with 
increasing time-out starting from 2 seconds. If you see many packets 
check their Host-Uniq values.

Alexander Motin

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