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 From:  Goetz Goerisch <ggoerisch at gmx dot net>
 To:  Peter Allgeyer <allgeyer at web dot de>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch, Garrett <glc at c dash email dot com>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] 1.2b2 release: Dial-On-Demand/Idle timeout still broken
 Date:  Sat, 6 Nov 2004 09:47:33 +0100
Hi Peter,

I experience a similar behavior with the 1.2b2 re-release.
But I think I have nailed down the problem.

If one enables Dial-on-demand for PPPoE and has no DNS server specified  
in the General Setup and enabled "Allow DNS server list to be  
overridden by DHCP/PPP on WAN" in the General Setup m0n0wall has no DNS  
to query for an IP address.

Therefore the connection does not established, because the m0n0wall  
does not know a DNS server to query. It works perfectly if there is at  
least one DNS server specified in the General Setup.

Hope this is understandable?

Best Regards,

On Oct 26, 2004, at 6:21 PM, Peter Allgeyer wrote:

> Hi Garret!
> I want to help you, but I'm not sure that you want help from me?!
> You have been asked to:
> a) configure your MUA to a correct line-length,
> b) provide me with a output from syslog
> No answer to it, but instead a further mail to this list ...
> Am Di, den 26.10.2004 schrieb Garrett um 17:51:
>> When 'Dial-On-Demand mode' is enabled, the 'Idle timeout'
>> field does not accept a value of 0 (disable),
> Ok, consider this as a bug. I will see how we correct this till next
> beta version (I think, there is no need for filling in 0 secs).
>> and entering anything else (eg. 60 secs) seems to break
>> PPPoE until 'Dial-On-Demand' is disabled.
> What _exactly_ do you mean by saying "(it) seems to break PPPoE"? I can
> not reproduce it, because I do not know your config nor do I have a
> syslog output from what is going on. For me and others it works.
> Please be sure to get the version with build time 23:57 if you use
> Ciao ...
> 	... PIT ...
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