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 From:  "Quark IT - Hilton Travis" <hilton at quarkit dot com dot au>
 To:  <m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] PPPoE problems anyone?
 Date:  Fri, 27 Aug 2004 07:47:12 +1000
Hi Manuel,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Manuel Kasper [mailto:mk at neon1 dot net] 
> Sent: Friday, 27 August 2004 06:38
> 
> We recently discovered that david me's PPPoE problems (being 
> able to connect with m0n0wall 1.0, but not 1.1) were related 
> to two MPD options that were introduced after 1.0 and that 
> request the primary/secondary DNS servers from the peer. 
> Apparently, with these options specified, he wasn't able to 
> connect; removing them solved the issue. Looking at MPD code, 
> it seems that MPD shouldn't insist on getting the DNS servers 
> if the peer rejects the request, and now (once more) it's not 
> clear whether it's MPD or his ISP's PPP server that is at fault.
> 
> Is there anybody else that can't connect with PPPoE and 
> m0n0wall 1.1 (while 1.0 works)?
> 
> To -dev: if somebody on this list is looking for something to 
> do/help with, investigating this issue would be available. 
> Any takers? It's about the "set ipcp enable req-pri-dns" and 
> "set ipcp enable req-sec-dns" MPD options. Of course we could 
> just make m0n0wall not generate those MPD options if the 
> "Allow DNS server list to be overridden by DHCP/PPP on WAN" 
> option is not checked, but maybe there's a better solution.
> 
> - Manuel

No problems here with 1.1 and PPPoE.  I had 1.0 running, and the vast
majority of the 1.1 beta releases, and now 1.1 final - they all work
better than 1.0 did - 1.0 failed to work properly in the "Allow
override" when the IP was assigned to a PPPoE connection.  There is
definitely email aboot this issue in the lists.

1.1 is fine here.

--

Regards,

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(Brisbane, Australia)                  Phone: +61 (0)419 792 394
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