[nycbug-talk] openbsd in kernel pppoe stability

Okan Demirmen okan
Fri Sep 2 16:25:06 EDT 2005

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 that
> > > covad is doing something wonky and resetting my connection throughout
> > > the day. There is a patch in -CURRENT (soon to be 3.8) that addresses
> > > 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 userland
> > > 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 will 
> just wait for the official release rather than have to rebuild the source 
> when things do go stable (and no I do not have another OpenBSD machine handy 
> right now to build a work+kernel right now ;).

ack! compile what? use GENERIC and baseXX.tgz - everything just

and yes, post-3.7 pppoe(4) works much better in the scenerio where i had
to deploy pppoe.


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