Re: Kppp problem with philips fisio 825 and bluetooth
From: Clifford Kite (kite_at_see.signature.id)
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2004 08:46:26 -0500
Marco Mangiante <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hello Clifford,
>>Clifford Kite <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> I think the question is how to check/configure the kernel source for
>> PPP filtering. Anyway, the answer to that question can depend on the
>> kernel version.
>> For the 2.4.24 kernel, which should also apply to most 2.4.x kernels,
>> I would use
>> make menuconfig
>> while in the top source directory. Then look at
>> Network device support --->
>> [*] PPP filtering
>> If there is no * in the brackets ([ ]) then the kernel lacks support
>> for PPP filtering. Press "y" to add filtering, and then select Yes on
>> the final exit menu.
> the mandrake community have the kernel 2.6.x: is the process the same?
You can use "make menuconfig" but the menu structure has changed
Device Drivers --->
Networking support --->
[*] PPP filtering
I currently run a 2.6.4 kernel and active-filtering works as expected
for it. I have also tried a 2.6.6 and found that active-filtering
does *NOT* work correctly for it. I configure and compile my own
kernels, with sources taken from kernel.org, so it's not related to
a particular distribution.
The problem doesn't seem to be the same as yours; there no message
such as you get. But the use of active-filtering stops all traffic
(inbound or outbound) from resetting the idle timer when an idle-off
time is set for pppd. I inquired about that on the linux-ppp mailing
list but there has been no response. In fact, I haven't received
anything from the list for several months.
"Stable" kernels are not supposed to be "on bleeding edge," but I've
experienced significant bleeding when using early versions of a new
stable series (and occasionally much later versions as well).
There's also another problem you have. I reviewed your first post and
found that the ISP requested PAP authentication and pppd rejects PAP:
Jun 26 18:43:30 localhost pppd: sent [LCP ConfRej id=0x1 <auth
(Apparently I read just far enough to reply to your initial question and
GPRS (cell) phone PPP services seem to do strange things, which is
one reason I said I couldn't help with anything else. In particular,
I can't really say what you need to do to configure PAP authentication
for a cell phone connection. In fact, I think there are at least some
cell phone ISPs with PPP implementations which require PAP responses
that pppd can't be configured to provide.
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