On Jan 1, 2008 2:06 PM, Greg Jednaszewski <greg at attenuated dot org> wrote:
> Recently, BellSouth/AT&T changed something in their PPPoE servers such
> that the SECONDARYDNS option is rejected. There is a bug in MPD that
> causes MPD to fail in this situation:
> There is a discussion about the issue here:
> The workaround for the problem is to not add the following line to
> mpd.conf: "set ipcp enable req-sec-dns". There is already some code in
> interfaces.inc to check for a 'dnsnosec' option in config.zml. If this
> option is present, the req-sec-dns option is not set in mpd.conf. This
> patch adds a checkbox to the web interface to be able to toggle this
> option. This patch is against 1.3b7. I hope you will consider
> including it in the next 1.3 release.
Thanks for looking into this issue! I was going to dig into it myself
but you beat me to the punch. I'm going to a client later to see if
this change works there.
I'm not sure if Manuel will want it in the webGUI, given there's
already a hidden config.xml parameter for it. His stance on uncommon
features is they shouldn't be exposed in the webGUI to avoid
cluttering it up with things almost nobody uses. This setting is
becoming more commonly required though, and now that AT&T/Bellsouth
has changed their DSL customers, that's a large segment of users
affected (though it still isn't affecting all AT&T/Bellsouth customers
it appears, it's likely just a matter of time until it does).