Bug 78016 - /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifup-ppp hangs if ifcfg-ppp0 is set demand=yes
/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifup-ppp hangs if ifcfg-ppp0 is set demand=yes
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
8.0
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2002-11-17 11:21 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:32 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2003-01-13 23:00:57 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2002-11-17 11:21:54 EST
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Description of problem:
the ifup-ppp script has problem with "on demand" option
in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-ppp0

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
configure the ppp0 to a call by call provider

1.configure the ppp0 (serial modem) as demand=yes
2.set it als onboot=yes
3. service network restart
4. the script ifup-ppp hangs

5. if i change the ifcfg-ppp0 to demand=no,
   then runs the script, but i need it as demand for
   a small internet gateway via modem


if i make it with redhat linux 7.1 beta (fischer) it runs
but i need a newer redhat linux version for my gateway
( versiom 7.1 / 7.2 / 7.3 / 8.0 do not run	

Additional info:
Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2002-11-18 06:05:07 EST
assigning to the right component
Comment 2 Need Real Name 2002-11-20 02:58:37 EST
if i use the script: ifup-ppp from redhat linux version 7.1beta (fischer)

all runs !!!

i hope this info is helpful for you !

thanks

bye

dennis
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2003-01-13 23:00:57 EST
Should be fixed in 7.03-1.

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