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== PPP ==
 
== PPP ==
*There's a bug in 2.6.36, 2.6.36.1, 2.6.36.2 that can cause a kernel panic when the link goes down ([http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=55c95e738da85373965cb03b4f975d0fd559865b 55c95e73], fixed in [http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=2a27a03d3a891e87ca33d27a858b4db734a4cbab 2a27a03d]).
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*There's a bug in 2.6.36, 2.6.36.1, 2.6.36.2 that can cause a kernel panic when the link goes down ([http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=55c95e738da85373965cb03b4f975d0fd559865b 55c95e73], fixed in [http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=2a27a03d3a891e87ca33d27a858b4db734a4cbab 2a27a03d])
   
 
=== PPPoE ===
 
=== PPPoE ===
 
*Linux is capable of supporting [http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc4638.html RFC 4638] for an MTU of 1500 (or greater) over PPPoE
 
*Linux is capable of supporting [http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc4638.html RFC 4638] for an MTU of 1500 (or greater) over PPPoE
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**This is supported on BT FTTC
**Kernel 2.6.34 is required to fix bugs with certain network cards and non-linear SKBs ([http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=ea8420e9f5dff7324607671f0b7ab7fbf726339d ea8420e9], [http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=19937d0482cfe194fe52e97e59aa58ec911de0d1 19937d04]).
 
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**Kernel 2.6.34 is required to fix bugs with certain network cards and non-linear SKBs ([http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=ea8420e9f5dff7324607671f0b7ab7fbf726339d ea8420e9], [http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=19937d0482cfe194fe52e97e59aa58ec911de0d1 19937d04])
 
**pppd 2.4.6 is required for RFC 4638 support (this is in git but not yet released)
 
**pppd 2.4.6 is required for RFC 4638 support (this is in git but not yet released)

Revision as of 09:44, 6 February 2011

PPP

  • There's a bug in 2.6.36, 2.6.36.1, 2.6.36.2 that can cause a kernel panic when the link goes down (55c95e73, fixed in 2a27a03d)

PPPoE

  • Linux is capable of supporting RFC 4638 for an MTU of 1500 (or greater) over PPPoE
    • This is supported on BT FTTC
    • Kernel 2.6.34 is required to fix bugs with certain network cards and non-linear SKBs (ea8420e9, 19937d04)
    • pppd 2.4.6 is required for RFC 4638 support (this is in git but not yet released)