[ILUG] PPPOE erros in syslog
Brian.ODonoghue at kbs.ie
Tue Dec 17 12:45:03 GMT 2002
> On Tue 17 Dec 02, 09:27:16 -0000, Brian O'Donoghue wrote:
> > length field (50) Dec 14 13:15:59 KBSNetserver pppoe: Bogus PPPoE
> I think this might be a problem with your PPPoE client. These messages
> don't appear on other PPPoE client implementations (FreeBSD for example).
> ISTR this being discussed before on this list.
FreeBSD hmm? I've been looking for a good excuse to use it in the office.
> If the messages are appearing every 125 seconds, then it's an IGMPv2
> query from the ISP. If the client does not understand IP multicast,
> it might be discarding the packet and reporting the above error.
Hmm, fair enoughski I will try recompiling the router's kernel with IP
multicasting turned on.
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