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Date:      Wed, 19 Apr 1995 22:42:36 +0900 (JST)
From:      Atsushi Murai <>
To: (Etienne de Bruin)
Subject:   Re: PPP on demand?
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <> from "Etienne de Bruin" at Apr 19, 95 11:52:00 am

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> Hi, still trying to get the PPP to work:
> First questions: What does it mean when I get the following
> message: SIOCAIFADDR: File exists ???

Don't worry. It's known bug but not bad effect.

> This is what happens when I try to establish a ppp connection.
> Furthermore: The unknown protocol of 0x802b still does not want
> to go away even when I have checked the peer's settings which are
> set to use ipcp (and not ipxcp)

??? Why? Anyway, we just starting to implement a reject logic 
for unknown protocol as normal. So we will see.

> After going through the ppp motions of dialing and logging in, when
> I in another session try to let's say telnet to a site then I get
> a host name lookup failure etc.  And yet when I (in ppp interactive
> mode) do a show ipcp, I see that I am connected and have the correct
> IP addresses etc.

Do you run named or registerd a peer's name into /etc/hosts ?
Try IP address rather than Host name.

> So, what is going on?

Such a way ;-)

> eT
> -- 
> Etienne de Bruin, MIKOMTEK/CSIR, Republic of South Africa
> Somebody, Somewhere is gonna Praise His Name.

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