[ILUG] dial-up, can't ping
Paul J Collins
sneakums at zork.net
Tue Feb 27 16:16:16 GMT 2001
>>>>> "PA" == Paul Askins <paul.askins at analog.com> writes:
PA> /etc/diald.conf has the lines
PA> local 0.0.0.0
PA> remote 0.0.0.0
PA> in it. Could this be problem? I should probably change the
PA> remote one to the eircom ip.
That's usually shorthand for "use dynamic IPs".
PA> I didn't know that ppp would use diald.conf though (if this is
PA> the problem).
pppd has its own set of config files. When diald invokes pppd, it
probably supplies the values given if they are not "0.0.0.0", and
otherwise lets pppd sort out IP assignment. (Pure guesswork!)
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