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Date:      Mon, 4 Nov 1996 23:52:35 -0800 (PST)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        Christoph Kukulies <kuku@gilberto.physik.rwth-aachen.de>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freefall.freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: misc ppp issues (debug level)
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSI.3.94.961104235129.5689U-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>
In-Reply-To: <199611041926.UAA29459@gilberto.physik.rwth-aachen.de>

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On Mon, 4 Nov 1996, Christoph Kukulies wrote:

> I'm trying to debug a ppp connection with a provider and I'm clueless
> at setting a verbose debug level with ppp under 2.2-current.
> 
> What is the secret to this sparsely documented feature?

set debug n  sets the log level.  Output ends up in /var/log/ppp.log.

for example 'set debug chat' outputs the chat (login script)
communications.

Don't forget to turn it off!

> Another big problem seems to be ppp being unable to cope with the
> presence of mgettys' /var/spool/LCK..cuaa1 file. The same applies for
> kermit. So I wonder if it's a mgetty issue.

Perhaps.

> Somehow I cannot get ppp to negotiate the IP address with the ISPs' ppp.

Authentication problem?

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major




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