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Re: rp-pppoe compile problems - FIXED
On Sun, 2 Jun 2002, Laurence Moore wrote:
> IMHO I think it is of no benefit as the pppoe that runs with userland
> appears from my brief testing, to be more efficient as far as CPU
> utilisation than rp-pppoe. If you send me your logs I will have a look to
> see if there is anything that could be altered. My experience with ADSL
> has mainly been with static IP-Address hence no issues in configuring.
The CPU load would have no effect on this box, since its main job is to
provide NAT for a local network with 4 boxes over a 384k DSL line.
> The first obstacle you must overcome after compiling rp-pppoe is to have
> pppd-2.3.7. I recently had occasion to get a customers OpenBSD 2.7 system
> onto ADSL with pppoe. I took two approaches.
> 1) Download reasonably current versions of ppp & pppoe and build
This solved the problem, after upgrading 'old' ppp to 2.3.10, connection
is up and working fine. The ISP uses dynamic IP addressing, this seems not
to be a problem.
> 2) Download rp-pppoe-3.3 and pppd-2.3.7 and build & hack pppd
> Both methods worked (limited and short testing of rp-pppoe) and on the
> first attempt.
> I performed an ftp download of a reasonable size file and watched the CPU
> utilisation with top. It was apparent that rp-pppoe was using more CPU
> than OpenBSD's own pppoe, not that they were using that much. As there was
> no apparent advantage to using rp-pppoe I simply stuck with OpenBSD's.
I think I'll do so after this :>
Thanks for answering in such a short time and helping.