[nSLUG] Help with Aliant High-Speed

Eugene Cormier eugene.cormier at gmail.com
Wed Mar 21 10:42:13 ADT 2007


Do you use a router....I had my pppoe setup through the router and then
the individual computers in my house didn't need to deal with it at all

Eugene

On Wed, 2007-03-21 at 11:03 -0230, Jonathan Anderson wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I'm an Aliant customer, and this morning they (apparently) switched my 
> residential DSL over from the old bridged Ethernet system to PPPoE. I'm 
> trying to connect using Debian's pppoe package, but I'm not having a lot of 
> success. Here's what I've done:
> 
> Added a line to /etc/ppp/pap-secrets:
> anderson1 at nf.aliant.net *       <password>
> 
> Modified /etc/ppp/peers/dsl-provider:
> uncommented "user anderson1 at nf.aliant.net"
> added "debug" option
> 
> Added a couple of lines to /etc/network/interfaces:
> 
> auto aliant inet ppp
>         provider dsl-provider
>         pre-up /sbin/ifconfig eth0 0.0.0.0 up
> 
> Then I run "ifup aliant".
> 
> Running "plog" shows:
> 
> Mar 21 10:05:09 brogley pppd[3142]: pppd 2.4.3 started by root, uid 0
> Mar 21 10:05:09 brogley pppd[3142]: Serial connection established.
> Mar 21 10:05:09 brogley pppd[3142]: using channel 41
> Mar 21 10:05:09 brogley pppd[3142]: Using interface ppp0
> Mar 21 10:05:09 brogley pppd[3142]: Connect: ppp0 <--> /dev/pts/1
> Mar 21 10:05:09 brogley postfix/postfix-script: refreshing the Postfix mail 
> syst
> em
> Mar 21 10:05:09 brogley postfix/master[689]: reload configuration
> Mar 21 10:05:10 brogley pppd[3142]: sent [LCP ConfReq id=0x1 <magic 
> 0xb789c717>
> <pcomp>]
> Mar 21 10:05:37 brogley last message repeated 9 times
> Mar 21 10:05:40 brogley pppd[3142]: LCP: timeout sending Config-Requests
> Mar 21 10:05:40 brogley pppd[3142]: Connection terminated.
> Mar 21 10:05:40 brogley pppd[3142]: Serial connection established.
> Mar 21 10:05:40 brogley pppd[3142]: using channel 42
> Mar 21 10:05:40 brogley pppd[3142]: Using interface ppp0
> Mar 21 10:05:40 brogley pppd[3142]: Connect: ppp0 <--> /dev/pts/3
> Mar 21 10:05:44 brogley pppoe[3144]: Timeout waiting for PADO packets
> Mar 21 10:05:44 brogley pppd[3142]: Script /usr/sbin/pppoe -I eth0 -T 80 -m 
> 1452
>  finished (pid 3144), status = 0x1
> Mar 21 10:06:10 brogley pppd[3142]: sent [LCP ConfReq id=0x2 <magic 
> 0xb1b28af3>
> <pcomp>]
> Mar 21 10:06:13 brogley pppd[3142]: sent [LCP ConfReq id=0x2 <magic 
> 0xb1b28af3>
> <pcomp>]
> Mar 21 10:06:15 brogley pppoe[3194]: Timeout waiting for PADO packets
> Mar 21 10:06:15 brogley pppd[3142]: Script /usr/sbin/pppoe -I eth0 -T 80 -m 
> 1452
>  finished (pid 3194), status = 0x1
> Mar 21 10:06:15 brogley pppd[3142]: Modem hangup
> Mar 21 10:06:15 brogley pppd[3142]: Connection terminated.
> 
> 
> "ifconfig -a" shows a ppp "device" for a little while:
> 
> ppp0      Link encap:Point-to-Point Protocol
>           POINTOPOINT NOARP MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
>           RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
>           TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
>           collisions:0 txqueuelen:3
>           RX bytes:0 (0.0 b)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)
> 
> This device disappears, however, after the errors that I see in plog.
> 
> So... does anybody else use Aliant PPPoE (successfully)? Can you help me?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> 
> #!/jon
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