Re: pppd and DNS [WAS:Driver for 536ep-Modem does not compile]
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Dear Wolfgang, Any news from you with kppp ? Did you progess on this topic ? Dear Ludwig,As far as I can guess and possibly thanks to mails exchanges with Wolfgang, you should now have a working wvdial/pppd connection.
Would it happen you would also be interested with kppp ? Please let everyone know.
Grüsse aus Fontainebleau/Frankreich, Philippe Le 02/03/2012 16:33, Philippe Vouters a écrit :
Wolfgang, Ludwig, Would such information be of some help for you to configure kppp ? http://www.nairaland.com/nigeria/topic-259411.0.html Regards, Philippe Le 01/03/2012 00:02, Wolfgang Junker a écrit :Dear Philippe, I think your hint to https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=465679 really solves the problem: I didn't understand what they were saying but I have put NETCONFIG_DNS_POLICY="STATIC_FALLBACK ppp0 NetworkManager" into my /etc/sysconfig/network/config (or equivalently into the mask of the editor of YAST for the Network-configuration under /etc/sysconfig). Now if I plug off the ethernet cable and do $wvdial I get a working internet connection and ppp's DNS-address is dynamically added to /etc/resolv.conf: search localdomain site nameserver 18.104.22.168 nameserver 22.214.171.124 nameserver 192.168.0.1 I still couldn't make kppp work (it says "modem doesn't answer") but I hope to resolve this issue also. Many thanks for your help! Wolfgang On Wed, 29 Feb 2012, Philippe Vouters wrote:Hello Ludwig, Wolfgang, Have a look at this openSUSE bugzilla : https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=465679 I think this can indeed help you. This is very openSUSE specific Kind regards to both. Philippe Le 29/02/2012 21:50, Ludwig Gebauer a écrit :Hello all, DHCP is installed, the system accepts to get adresses from a router with DHCP server. Added usepeerdns to /etc/ppp/options. As described in man pppd, the following files were created: /var/run/ppp_resolv.conf.ppp0 nameserver 126.96.36.199 nameserver 188.8.131.52 /var/run/ppp_resolv.conf.dsl0 nameserver 184.108.40.206 nameserver 220.127.116.11 ...but apparently not passed to pppd ("ppp 2.4.5-5.1-i586 from vendor openSUSE"). Browsing via dial-up modem failed. The nameserver addresses are correct. My DSL device is new, but rather old fashioned. It is merely a modem, not a router. It does nothing else than convert IP-packages to DSL format and vice versa. It can not be configured, it gets the internet access data every time it is startet from pppd resp. smpppd. Regards Ludwig -------- Original-Nachricht --------Datum: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 15:05:38 +0200 Von: Jacques Goldberg<goldberg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> An: Ludwig Gebauer<ludwiggebauer@xxxxxxx> CC: Philippe Vouters<philippe.vouters@xxxxxxxxxxx>, junker@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, olivares14031@xxxxxxxxx, discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Betreff: Re: pppd and DNS [WAS:Driver for 536ep-Modem does not compile]Dear Ludwig, Please forgive me to remind here, since I do not know you, that wvdial/wdialconf are not programs that operate the communication but rather friendly utilities that prepare the parameters (data) for the real program which does the work, pppd. Now please can you tell us if there is or not a line usepeerdns in your file /etc/ppp/options If there is not, please add that line. Then please try to connect to your analog modem ISP with wvdial and Auto DNS = yes, do not worry for what there is or not in /etc/resolv.conf because in this case pppd should NOT use /etc/resolv.conf, disconnect the cable from DSL to PC to make sure that you use the analog modem, and try to surf the Web, like Google or others. Does it work? If it works (it should), reconnect your DSL, make it work by adding the DSL DNS in /etc/resolv.conf if necessary (see Note) and give the following commands in a separate window as superuser (the first takes time), while wvdial (pppd) is still running: updatedb ,then this long composite command for f in `locate resolv.conf* `;do echo $f;cat $f;done so that you can see the contents of the various resolv.conf present on your computer. Note: if your DSL box is not old, and I am sure you were given a brand new one since DSL is new in your place, configure your PC (Linux) for the DSL connection to take DNS's from the DSL box (do not define /etc/resolv.conf and make it clear in the network s\manager definitions, no local name server, no local DNS). Your DSL box normally comes configured such that the DSL box takes itself automatically the DNS addresses from the network. You may want,and even need, to check that your DSL box is configured like that. That way you should not hear of DNS's any more once you have usepeerdns in your /etc/ppp/options . Regards Jacques n 02/29/012 02:00 PM, Ludwig Gebauer wroteresolv.conf With "Auto DNS = yes" in wvdial.conf, DNS addresses show up in the wvdial protocol, when running wvdial (ISP: www.yooline.de ), whether network manager is activated or not. wi And whether network manager is activated or not, I have to edit resolv.conf manually. Since a few weeks, DSL exists here in my village, 12 km afar from Brunswick (so much about the highly industrialisated etc. country Germany), and with my DSL _modem_ (not a modem _router_!) I have the same effect: DNS addresses must be transferred manually to resolv.conf. Seems to be an openSUSE 11.4 issue.
-- Philippe Vouters (Fontainebleau/France) URL: http://vouters.dyndns.org/