Nikos Vassiliadis wrote:
>> The tcpdump test displays PADI! OK, so not in bridging more?
> No, PADI is your request for initiating a PPPoE connection.
> You should see an offer(PADO). Something like this:
> 09:17:56.744957 PPPoE PADI [Service-Name] [Host-Uniq 0x0400000007000000]
> 09:18:01.731345 PPPoE PADI [Service-Name] [Host-Uniq 0x0400000007000000]
> 09:18:01.731694 PPPoE PADO [AC-Name "iris.teledomenet.gr"] [Service-Name]
[Service-Name "*"] [Host-Uniq 0x0400000007000000] [AC-Cookie 0x80DEECC3]
> 09:18:01.731772 PPPoE PADR [Service-Name] [Host-Uniq 0x0400000008000000]
> 09:18:01.731786 PPPoE PADS [ses 0x46] [AC-Name "iris.teledomenet.gr"]
[Service-Name] [Host-Uniq 0x0400000008000000] [AC-Cookie 0x80DEECC3]
> 09:18:01.732322 PPPoE [ses 0x46] LCP, Conf-Request (0x01), id 22, length 18
> 09:18:01.736886 PPPoE [ses 0x46] LCP, Conf-Request (0x01), id 0, length 19
> 09:18:01.737145 PPPoE [ses 0x46] LCP, Conf-Reject (0x04), id 0, length 9
> 09:18:01.747045 PPPoE [ses 0x46] LCP, Conf-Reject (0x04), id 22, length 8
I get only things like this (without -v or -vv):
09:17:56.744957 PPPoE PADI [Service-Name] [Host-Uniq 0x0400000007000000]
Like 3 of these lines. Just that. No PADO and nothing else whatsoever.
>> The modem is a Dialcom ADSL Bridge 1600, which sound like some bridge,
>> duh. I've searched for information about this product, there is no
>> support for it. Dialcom sells these things to ISPs only I think. There's
>> supposed to be a web interface to it, but I couldn't get in there yet.
> Well, it's not optional to check the modem's settings:)
> The two settings you have to configure for bridging are:
> 1) enable bridging:)
> 2) correct virtual circuit, you have to use correct VPI/VCI.
> You should get this from your ISP.
> Perhaps your modem has DHCP. Try "dhclient rl0". If you do get
> an address on your rl0, then do a "route -n get default" and
> try to connect to the gateway using a web browser.
> I would also set the modem to factory defaults. At least
> then you will know some settings. Most modems have a little
> button which can be pressed using a pin. I understood that
> you did get the modem second-hand.
> My hungarian is not very good these days. But you can see IP addresses etc
Yes, I think I can google too. About that button, I don't ever have to press it
until I really fuck up something in the settings. I did exactly what was told
there to get the web interface page, but I got none. Now I'm gonna try that
>> One important thing. FreeBSD is a good piece of software. If a hardware
>> router can establish a PPPoE connection, why can't FreeBSD do the same
>> thing? What does my hardware router have what FreeBSD doesn't?
> Because your modem is probably not configured correctly. FreeBSD sends
> requests, but doesn't get any answers back. FreeBSD is widely tested
> with PPPoE, both in server and client environments.
LAN]--[Microsoft Windows XP w/ routing]--[Dialcom ADSL Bridge]--[line //WORKS
LAN]----[Corega BAR SD hardware router]--[Dialcom ADSL Bridge]--[line //WORKS
LAN]----------[FreeBSD software router]--[Dialcom ADSL Bridge]--[line //SUCKS :)
What does FreeBSD suck at?
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