Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 242634
ADSL connection timeout problems with F7
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:06 EST
Description of problem:
Activating ADSL no longer appears to work in Fedora 7 after using
the same hardware in FC 3 to FC 6. There are continual timeouts and
the resulting connection is subsequently terminated.
Example errors from /var/log/messages:
pppd: pppd 2.4.4 started by root, uid 0
pppd: Using interface ppp0
pppd: Connect: ppp0 <--> /dev/pts/3
pppd: LCP: timeout sending Config-Requests
pppd: LCP: Connection terminated
pppd: LCP: Modem hangup
pppd: LCP: Timeout waiting for PADO packets
ADSL setup was done using /usr/sbin/pppoe-setup providing the same
data as in earlier versions of Fedora.
Full details of 2 people having the same problem (with debugging output
in 2nd report) are available at:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
run /usr/sbin/adsl-start are configuring ADSL connection
For some reason, this problem has now been solved by just re-installing PPP
from the Fedora 7 install DVD. I.e.:
rpm -i --replacepkgs [path to ppp-2.4.4-2 RPM on Fedora 7 installation DVD]
Once that was done, adsl worked (i.e. no connection timeouts).
This solution was quite by accident. I originally slotted in the FC6 binaries of
pppoe and pppd in the hope they'd work, but accidentally deleted the original
F7 version of pppd requiring me to re-install it from DVD.
So I guess this can be closed