[PLUG] Re: pppoe experience sharing (fc4,5 vsnl metro-ethernet)
mayuresh at acm.org
Wed Jun 14 22:49:58 IST 2006
I had posted some experience with setting up pppoe for above configuration.
Main problem was CHAP authentication failure and arbitrary amount of time
taken to wait for a PAP authentication request from server when the
connection would succeed. The time varied from a few seconds to a couple of
This problem got resolved simply by specifying the Access Concentrator name in
the network setup. One can get this name by using pppoe-discovery.
At least to me it was not so obvious that this setting would be necessary and
the way to get the string to specify there.
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