pppoe plugin

Andreas J. Guelzow aguelzow at taliesin.ca
Mon Jun 6 15:20:11 CEST 2005

On Sun, 2005-05-06 at 18:04 -0600, Andreas J. Guelzow wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sun, 2005-05-06 at 18:17 +0300, עמיחי תאומים Amichai Teumim wrote:
> > I had nothing in my lock file. I don't know what mine is. When I run pon
> > the only thing it lists is:
> > 
> > Plugin rp-pppoe.so loaded.
> > RP-PPPoE plugin version 3.3 compiled against pppd 2.4.2
> > 
> > Where do I find my lock file?
> I know nothing about ADSL, but what I would do to figure out the
> lockfile:
> 1) run poff manually to make sure the connection is off
> 2) list the files in /var/lock/
> 3) run pon and make sure the connection is being successfully
> established. 
> 4) list the files in /var/lock/ and compare that list with the list
> obtained in (2).
> Let me know whether you get a difference between those two.

If ADSL does not need to lock any device and so does not create a
lockfile, you could also use  /var/run/ppp0.pid

I have just committed a change to cvs so that modemlights will simply
switch to a 2-mode version if no lockfile is specified (i.e. it will
just switch between connected and disconnected.)

Andreas J. Guelzow
Taliesin Software, Shelties, Pyr Sheps
and Shetland Sheep
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