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Old 08-11-2005, 02:37 AM   #1
dazz
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trying to configure ppp on webcam server


Hi

I am trying to build a webcam server with a dial-up connection. The aim is to allow the website on the ISP to dial-up and pull the latest webcam picture of the Kart sport track.

I have the webcam running using Linuxcam. I have configured mgetty to answer the phone(modem). I am trying to use ppp to allow a website to log-on and retrieve the picture.

For testing purposes, I have a friend with a windows PC who is attempting to dial-up and log on. My modem answers, mgetty does its job, but it seems that his machine logs-off. He gets an error message his end reporting a conflict with IP addresses, or no IP address allocated. I have tried changing the IP address shown below but it doesn't help.


The pppd configurations files are as follows:

options

-detach
asyncmap 0
modem
crtscts
lock
proxyarp
nobsdcomp



Options.ttyS0

ipcp-accept-remote
200.168.1.80:
netmask 255.255.255.0



The log shows the following:


Messages log

Aug 10 21:19:08 localhost mgetty[2405]: cannot set controlling tty (ioctl): Operation not permitted
Aug 10 21:19:31 localhost mgetty[2405]: data dev=ttyS0, pid=2405, caller='none', conn='115200', name='', cmd='/usr/sbin/pppd', user='/AutoPPP/'
Aug 10 21:19:31 localhost kernel: CSLIP: code copyright 1989 Regents of the University of California
Aug 10 21:19:31 localhost kernel: PPP generic driver version 2.4.2
Aug 10 21:19:31 localhost pppd[2405]: pppd 2.4.1 started by root, uid 0
Aug 10 21:19:32 localhost pppd[2405]: Using interface ppp0
Aug 10 21:19:32 localhost pppd[2405]: Connect: ppp0 <--> /dev/ttyS0
Aug 10 21:19:32 localhost /etc/hotplug/net.agent: assuming ppp0 is already up
Aug 10 21:19:34 localhost ppp(pam_unix)[2405]: session opened for user kartcam by (uid=0)
Aug 10 21:19:34 localhost pppd[2405]: user kartcam logged in
Aug 10 21:19:34 localhost kernel: PPP Deflate Compression module registered
Aug 10 21:19:36 localhost pppd[2405]: Modem hangup
Aug 10 21:19:36 localhost ppp(pam_unix)[2405]: session closed for user kartcam
Aug 10 21:19:36 localhost pppd[2405]: Connection terminated.
Aug 10 21:19:36 localhost pppd[2405]: Connect time 0.1 minutes.
Aug 10 21:19:36 localhost pppd[2405]: Sent 94 bytes, received 126 bytes.
Aug 10 21:19:36 localhost pppd[2405]: Exit.
Aug 10 21:19:36 localhost /etc/hotplug/net.agent: NET unregister event not supported



Can anyone offer advice on how to configure things to allow a windows PC to dial in. Once I get that working, I can make some progress again.
 
  


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