Description of problem:
For accounting purposes, pppd support Radius attributes Acct-Output-Octets and Acct-Input-Octets, which is 32 bit unsigned counters, so it limited to 4Gb traffic.
Today Internet bandwidth is very high, so 4Gb limit is no longer meets today's needs.
It is very important, that pppd will support new Acct-Input-Gigawords and Acct-Output-Gigawords radius attributes (see RFC #2869: http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2869.txt)
pppd.gigawords patch is already exists and included in other distros, so Fedora, as modern server OS must include it too:
Similar bugreport in other distributives:
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ppp-2.4.4-13.fc11 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 11.
Hi, patch is applied and the package (see comment #2) is currently in updates-testing repository. Could you test it and give me a feedback.
ppp-2.4.4-13.fc11 has been pushed to the Fedora 11 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
If you want to test the update, you can install it with
su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update ppp'. You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/ppp-2.4.4-13.fc11
ppp-2.4.4-13.fc11 has been pushed to the Fedora 11 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.