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Re: ppp and eth0 prob

i am new, so take this as a 'probable' solution... which ofcourse has better

Whenever a "default" is set for in the routing tables... ppp is unable to
set itself as the default route... this is the reason that when you disable
eth0, ppp works fine..

1. you could remove the eth0 as the default interface.. this way, you neednt
"down" eth0 ever.
2. one "real bad" way is to alter ppp scripts to 'down' and then 'up' the
eth0 interface..

but one question is, why do u need the eth0 interface, since you dont have
the machine no the network anyways...

----- Original Message -----
From: "manish k arya" <manish_arya@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <linux-delhi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, May 28, 2001 9:48 PM
Subject: [linux-delhi] ppp and eth0 prob

> hi,
>     i have a Debian box.which is not on network
> but still has a n/w card
>     the problem is that when the normally the gateway in routing table is
set via eth0 by default
> and when i try to connect to internet then in /var/log/messages in shows
NOT AUTHRIZED TO URE IP afeter getting connceted and just then after this
message in disconnects.i have my own DNS on this box.when i tried 2 dial via
wvdial i was able 2 establish ppp connection.but no browsing because in
/var/log/messages in showed not replacing default gateway(ie via eth0).when
i down my eth0
> then it works fine.and after net connection when i up eth0 then routing
table has gateways via eth0 and ppp0
> and browsing is normal
>      pls do tell me where is the problem in configuration?
> manish
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