[nSLUG] Configuring Aliant High Speed under Linux
gemacwiz at yahoo.ca
Thu Apr 20 09:27:50 ADT 2006
On Wed, 2006-04-19 at 23:42 -0400, Stephen Gregory wrote:
> If you need to use PPPoE and have a regular modem then on Debian based
> distros use "pppoeconf" once to configure pppoe.
> The following commands bring the interface up and down.
> pon dsl-provider
> poff dsl-provider
> The ethernet
> interface needs to be up. I can't remember if this is handled
> automagically or not.
The current version of pppoeconf updates /etc/network/interfaces
Mine looks like:
iface dsl-provider inet ppp
# please do not modify the following line
pre-up /sbin/ifconfig eth0 up # line maintained by pppoeconf
The password get stuffed in /etc/ppp/pap-secrets like all other ppp
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