[blfs-support] pppd / rp-pppoe and such

Igor Živković contact at igor-zivkovic.from.hr
Fri Nov 1 04:58:47 PDT 2013

On 2013-11-01 12:46, Thomas Trepl wrote:
> Hi all,
> call me dump but I'm struggeling in setup ADSL for my new LFS. Long 
> time ago,
> we're using the pppd and rp-pppoe packages to do so but none of them 
> remains
> in then book. Maybe i'm blind but i cannot find anything about setting 
> up
> pppoe.
> I found a mailing list entry of Alexander somewhere in 2007 that 
> rp-pppoe
> isn't required anylonger and he pointed to
> http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/PPP but this wiki also 
> refers to
> pppd in the PPPoE section but the ppp-2.4.5 package isn't in the book 
> too.
> So, can you give me a hint how is the BLFS way to setup 
> ADSL-connections? Arch
> is still using rp-pppoe (or at least pppd) - whats wrong with it that 
> we not
> have it in BLFS?

I guess none of BLFS editors uses ADSL and/or there was no enough 
interest from users which could explain why it's not in the book. Maybe 
this old hint can help you: 

If you manage to get it working, I'd happily add the instructions to the 

Igor Živković

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