PPPoE dialer CPU usage

RW fbsd06 at mlists.homeunix.com
Sat Oct 13 16:37:47 PDT 2007

On Fri, 12 Oct 2007 22:57:25 -0500
Dave Curry <dave at ysarro.com> wrote:

> Hi.  I was wondering if anyone had any idea what might be causing
> excessive CPU usage by the rp-pppoe dialer.  What I've been running
> into is since the 5th, the message "Unexpected packet code 9" has
> been showing up every 10 seconds in syslog, the CPU usage is maxed, I
> seem to be getting pinged by my PPPoE gateway every 10 seconds, and I
> can't seem to find out what the cause of this is.  Have checked other
> net traffic to no avail, tried compiling the dialer with debugging
> options which did nothing, and any sort of insight that could be
> offered at this point is dearly welcome.

Is there any particular reason for using the roaring-penguin version?

ppp in the base-system works fine for me, and it uses next to no
cpu time.

More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list