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Date:      Tue, 5 Nov 1996 09:23:50 +0100 (MET)
From:      Christoph Kukulies <>
Subject:   Re: misc ppp issues (debug level)
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <> from Doug White at "Nov 4, 96 11:52:35 pm"

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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.

I found that 

 set debug phase chat lqm lcp tcp/ip hdlc async link connect carrier

gives me a lot of information. These combine to hex 3ff in the 
log level. OTOH I wonder what loglevel means when it is limited to 9.

Is setting the log level by number a different thing?

> 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?

It says dial ok! and login ok! so I conclude that authentication worked.

BTW, I don't see any TCP/IP log. Does it require bpf enabled on tun0?
(provided that bpf works at all on tun device).

> Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
> Internet:    | Residence Networking Assistant
>    | Computer Science Major

--Chris Christoph P. U. Kukulies

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