Bug 8359 - PPP problem with IP Masq
PPP problem with IP Masq
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: ppp (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 2000-01-10 20:30 EST by Phillip Turner
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-01-19 18:46:36 EST
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Description Phillip Turner 2000-01-10 20:30:37 EST
Upgraded to RH6.1 and started having problems with the PPP.
I am running IP Masq on the system. When I try to connect to my
ISP, the PPP Daemon insists on using PAP to auth the connection.
The ISP is a script-based connection, running RH 5.2.
Had to uninstall ppp-2.3.10-1 and install ppp-2.3.7-2 to get connected.
If I disable the NIC in the system, it connects under ppp-2.3.10-1 fine.
enable the NIC and it goes back to trying to use PAP.
Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-01-17 11:34:59 EST
Please upgrade to the latest versions of the initscripts and ppp packages
available from our web server, and see if they fix your problem:
Comment 2 Phillip Turner 2000-01-17 19:17:59 EST
Upgraded to the latest versions of initscript and ppp. Still having same
problem. Had to go back to ppp-2.3.7-2 to get back online.  Phillip Turner
Comment 3 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-01-19 09:57:59 EST
I don't think IP masq has anything to do with it, but I think I've seen odd
behavior when the dialing machine already had a default route set before
starting PPP.  Do you have a GATEWAY or GATEWAYDEV defined in
/etc/sysconfig/network?  If you do, try removing them.
Comment 4 Phillip Turner 2000-01-19 18:06:59 EST
That was the problem. I removed the Gateway and GatewayDev, restarted the
network, and everything seems to be fine now. Thank you for your time and help
on this.

Phillip Turner

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