PPPoE Doesn't Connect

Nikos Vassiliadis nvass at teledomenet.gr
Wed Oct 3 01:15:35 PDT 2007

On Wednesday 03 October 2007 06:48:47 Sean McLaughlin wrote:
> After following that "Cheaper Broadband with FreeBSD on DSL" article
> referenced in the handbook, I am not getting PPP to work with ADSL.
> ppp(8)'s prompt stays all lowercase after "dial", whether I do
> pap/chap or not. 

Authentication method is negotiable, so you don't have to
explicitly choose.

> It looks like the carrier isn't responding(?) 

Yes, most probably. Can you run tcpdump on rl0 and post it?
If you don't see any PADO there is a problem outside your
FreeBSD box.


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