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Re: Kernel PPPoE client



Thus spake Jason McIntyre (jasonmcintyre_(_at_)_f2s_(_dot_)_com) [06/12/04 18:50]:
: > The user interface at my ISP doesn't even show that the connection has
: > terminated, which is a bit odd -- it's apparently been up without problems
: > all day.  Is there any way to have it spit a bit more information at me?
: 
: ifconfig(8) has a `debug' option.

Yeah, I saw that.  And tried it.  Any chance we could just have a 'verbose'
option in there?  The logs are impossible to read with 'debug' turned on:

    Dec  6 21:48:00 gateway last message repeated 6 times
    Dec  6 21:48:00 gateway /bsd: pppoe0 (8864) state=3, session=0x1946 output -> 00:90:1a:40:1d:11, len=136
    Dec  6 21:48:00 gateway /bsd: pppoe0 (8864) state=3, session=0x1946 output -> 00:90:1a:40:1d:11, len=56
    Dec  6 21:48:00 gateway last message repeated 6 times
    Dec  6 21:48:00 gateway /bsd: pppoe0 (8864) state=3, session=0x1946 output -> 00:90:1a:40:1d:11, len=1448
    Dec  6 21:48:00 gateway last message repeated 7 times
    Dec  6 21:48:00 gateway /bsd: pppoe0 (8864) state=3, session=0x1946 output -> 00:90:1a:40:1d:11, len=60
    Dec  6 21:48:00 gateway /bsd: pppoe0 (8864) state=3, session=0x1946 output -> 00:90:1a:40:1d:11, len=60
    Dec  6 21:48:00 gateway /bsd: pppoe0 (8864) state=3, session=0x1946 output -> 00:90:1a:40:1d:11, len=104
    Dec  6 21:48:00 gateway /bsd: pppoe0 (8864) state=3, session=0x1946 output -> 00:90:1a:40:1d:11, len=1448
    Dec  6 21:48:00 gateway last message repeated 7 times

I get another ~50 of these, all in the same second.  Makes for log
management to be a little more tedious.