On fresh installation of beta 2, DSL/PPPoE doesn't work

Mustafa Muhammad mustafa1024m at gmail.com
Thu Oct 15 07:18:41 UTC 2015

>On Wed, 14 Oct 2015 10:33:10 +0300, Mustafa Muhammad wrote:
>>I've reported this days before 15.04 release, there were no time to fix
>>before that release.
>>Now, we are approaching 15.10, the fix should be straight forward,
>>adding a build flag or adding pppoe as a dependency.
>>Could you please fix before release.
>PPPoE does work, your subject should mention that NetworkManager needs
>a fix, since PPPoE doesn't need a fix.

Thanks for pointing this out, it is correctly pointed out in the bug report
attached, but I forgot to mention NM here.

>$ cat /mnt/moonstudio/etc/issue
>Ubuntu Wily Werewolf (development branch) \n \l
>$ ls -hAl /mnt/moonstudio/usr/local/sbin/alice*
>-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 2.0K Jul 30
>16:38 /mnt/moonstudio/usr/local/sbin/alice
>-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 1.7K
>Sep 26 16:35 /mnt/moonstudio/usr/local/sbin/alice-dhcp
>The first script more or less runs
>modprobe -v pppoe
>ip link set enp3s0 up
>pon dsl-provider
>if wanted launched at startup by a systemd unit. NetworkManager isn't
>installed. Apart from those 3 short commands I set up pppoe using
>pppoeconf. It provides a ncurses UI to make the settings, so the few
>users who use pppoe instead of dhcp don't need to be experienced Linux
>users to set up pppoe without NetworkManager.
>Don't get me wrong, it's good that you mention that NetworkManager
>should provide PPPoE by default. I only want to point out that PPPoE
>does work.
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