Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 38550
Red hat version of rp-pppoe does not work on my system, roaring penguin version does
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:32:56 EDT
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I attempted to install and use the Red Hat 7.1 installation disk version
of rp-pppoe with the standard firewall. It did not work.
The suggested check "chkconfig --add adsl", also fails. Upon using the
debug option for starting adsl-start "DEBUG=1 adsl-start", I get the
error: "/usr/sbin/adsl-connect /etc/ppp/firewall-standalone No such file
or directory". Upon inspection, there is no file or directory by that
The version obtained previously from www.roaring-penguin.com installs and
This may be an instance where you wish people to use a Red Hat firewall
vs. the roaring penguin firewall, but I could not see documentation to
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install pppoe from Red Hat Disk
2.Follow the procedure in Canned Answer Number 196 from
3.Input information, and select option personal firewall
Actual Results: No sign of life from DSL modem. Get eventual time-out.
Expected Results: Expect to get flashing lights on DSL modem with
connect. The version downloaded from www.roaring-penguin.com does work as
It's fixed in rp-pppoe-3.0-2. You will find it later in rawhide or on
Note: please use chkconfig --add pppoe instead "chkconfig --add adsl" to enable
at boot time.