PPPoE connection using only the PPP package

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at ums.usu.ru
Mon Jun 5 04:45:21 PDT 2006

Angel Tsankov wrote:
> Then I executed
> pppd eth0
> which produced:
> Plugin rp-pppoe.so loaded.
> RP-PPPoE plugin version 3.3 compiled against pppd 2.4.3
> Then I ping'ed an Internet host by IP address and got:
> ping: sendto: Network is unreachable
> Can someone help me setup a PPPoE connection using only the PPP package?
Yes, sorry for inaccurate instructions in the Wiki. You need to run:

ip link set eth0 up

and only then "pppd eth0" (assuming that everything ele is correct)

Alexander E. Patrakov

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