LinuxQuestions.org
Support LQ: Use code LQ3 and save $3 on Domain Registration
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 12-19-2001, 09:35 AM   #1
chens_83
Member
 
Registered: Dec 2001
Location: Adelaide , South Australia
Distribution: redhat 7.2, Debian , OpenBSD
Posts: 123

Rep: Reputation: 15
easi probs


my linux box is suffering from a few small probs... such as my eth0 adapter cannot be seen in ifconfig. Tried ifup, doesnt work i receive a gay message saying that it has failed to find ip information.

I am trying to configure adsl by installing a rpm called roaring peguin. The install seems successful???(not quite sure there were no errors)however i cant seem to find the installed rpm anywhere.. Where are the installed rpms kept anyway????

greatly appreciated if anyone can help with pppoe and installing rpms using source rpms .:smash:
 
Old 12-20-2001, 03:48 PM   #2
DavidPhillips
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Jun 2001
Location: South Alabama
Distribution: Fedora / RedHat / SuSE
Posts: 7,163

Rep: Reputation: 58
Requirements

To use the PPPoE client, you need:

A Linux system with a 2.0-, 2.2- or 2.4-series kernel.
Kernel support for "packet sockets". All standard distribution kernels include this.
The pppd daemon, version 2.3.7 or later. If you are using demand-dialing, you need version 2.3.10 or later. For kernel 2.4, you need pppd 2.4.
A working Ethernet card.
ADSL service and an ADSL modem.

The latest version of the PPPoE client is 3.3. It includes nice shell scripts for managing the connection as well as more manual pages. It also includes the "MSS Clamp" feature which eliminates the need to adjust MTU settings on LAN hosts. If you are using a version earlier than 2.5, you are strongly encouraged to upgrade. 2.5 and later fix a denial-of-service vulnerability found in earlier versions.

http://www.roaringpenguin.com/pppoe/...3.3-1.i386.rpm

assuming you are using eth0 for the adsl modem do this first

ifconfig eth0 0.0.0.0

if you get an error for ifconfig your NIC is not installed properly. Work on that first.

then run this...

adsl-setup

then...

adsl-start

Last edited by DavidPhillips; 12-20-2001 at 03:49 PM.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
ftp probs dellcom1800 Linux - Networking 9 02-10-2005 10:23 AM
Probs with FC3! Jmcatch742 Fedora 5 11-17-2004 08:55 PM
Install Probs timcrafton Linux - Software 1 01-14-2004 09:56 PM
2 probs in 9.1 WhiteChedda Mandriva 5 09-15-2003 06:19 AM
more cd probs Oklahoma Linux - Hardware 1 05-03-2002 04:46 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:54 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration