[nycbug-talk] openbsd in kernel pppoe stability
Fri Sep 2 16:34:29 EDT 2005
On 9/2/05, Okan Demirmen <okan at demirmen.com> wrote:
> On Fri 2005.09.02 at 08:04 -0700, pete wright wrote:
> > On 9/1/05, bruno <bruno at loftmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > my current issues are with 3.7 running pppoe in kernel. It seems
> > > > covad is doing something wonky and resetting my connection
> > > > the day. There is a patch in -CURRENT (soon to be 3.8) that
> > > > this issue with the in-kernel pppoe implementation and seems to work
> > > > well from what i've heard. I'm probably going to move to the
> > > > implementation tonight to see how it goes.
> > >
> > > If you were considering upgrading, 3.8 is past beta and very nice.
> > I was thinking about it, but since this is such a low powered device i
> > just wait for the official release rather than have to rebuild the
> > when things do go stable (and no I do not have another OpenBSD machine
> > right now to build a work+kernel right now ;).
> ack! compile what? use GENERIC and baseXX.tgz - everything just
well if i was going to use -CURRENT i assumed one would have to according to
which seemed to suggest to me that if I was running release and wanted to
end up with -CURRENT I would install the latest snapshot and then fetch and
in any event...i'm not running current on my firewall so this is all a moot
and yes, post-3.7 pppoe(4) works much better in the scenerio where i had
> to deploy pppoe.
yea...guess i'll be waiting for it to release then.
NYC's *BSD User Group
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