net/pppoa - marked as broken in 7.0, what about 6.1?

Tim Bishop tdb at
Mon May 22 09:26:51 UTC 2006

On Sun, 2006-05-21 at 18:03 +0100, Spadge wrote:
> I see that on this port is marked 
> as broken in 7.0, and as it is panicking my kernel in 6.1 I was 
> wondering if it should also be marked as borken in there, too.
> modem_run loads the firmware fine, as far as I can make out, but pppoa3 
> causes a kernel panic on the first run. Could this be something to do 
> with the difference between older fbsds having user-ppp and newer ones 
> not? Or is it the other way round? I'd never paid much attention to PPP 
> before this week, and only vaguely remember seeing mergemaster removing 
> it when I upgraded to 6.1-release.

I'm using it on 6.1 without any problems. Use pppoa2 like this:

set device !"/usr/local/sbin/pppoa2 -e -1 -vpi 0 -vci 38 -v 1"

The "-e -1" seems to work around the problem.


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