ok.. the culprit has been identified.
I'm using GPRS internet via Cingular cell phone, and I just found out
that they don't allow anything other than ports 80,443,25,110, and 143
to traverse their wap proxy.
so... thanks for the assistance. ;-)
On Wed, 28 Jul 2004 03:59:35 +0800 (MYT), Dinesh Nair
<dinesh at alphaque dot com> wrote:
> On Tue, 27 Jul 2004, Dinesh Nair wrote:
> > i just tried with my palm tungsten and m0n0wall, and this is the error i
> > keep getting:
> > Jul 27 21:52:03 mpd: [pt0] device: OPEN event in state DOWN
> > Jul 27 21:52:03 mpd: [pt0] attaching to peer's outgoing call
> > Jul 27 21:52:03 mpd: [pt0] can't config pptpgre node: Invalid argument
> > Jul 27 21:52:03 mpd: pptp0-0: killing channel
> > Jul 27 21:52:03 mpd: [pt0] PPTP call cancelled in state CONNECTING
> > however, bearing in mind that my kernel is rolled on my own and not
> > manuel's m0n0wall kernel, i may have goofed up in either patching up
> > ng_pptpgre.c or left something out on my end.
> reading freebsd-questions, apparently, it does seem that the mpd binary
> on m0n0wall is out of sync with the latest freebsd sources for
> ng_pptpgre.h in /usr/src/sys/netgraph and /usr/include/netgraph.
> could anyone using a stock m0n0wall 1.1b16 try pptp server mode and see if
> a connect from a windows vpn client reproduces the error above ?
> i rebuilt mpd from the ports, chucked it into m0n0wall, and the above
> error goes away. from what it seems, mpd was built using an older version
> of ng_pptpgre.h, not revision 126.96.36.199 committed on Sun May 16 19:26:46
> 2004 UTC. the enableWindowing' configuration knob was added in that
> revision to both ng_pptpgre.c and ng_pptpgre.h.
> manuel, if you're reading this in LA, i believe this is the reason the
> ng_pptpgre.c.patch from kernel-patches-410.tgz failed to apply cleanly (3
> out of 9 hunks failed) when i tried it. i've sent you the
> ng_pptpgre.c.patch which works against 4.10 STABLE some time back. do let
> me know if you need it again.
> and bringing this thread back one circle, with the fixed mpd binary, i was
> able to have mergic vpn on my palm tungsten connect with mpd pptp on the
> m0n0wall quite fine.
> Regards, /\_/\ "All dogs go to heaven."
> dinesh at alphaque dot com (0 0) http://www.alphaque.com/
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