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Bug 142436 - initscripts - ifup ppp0 hangs and never completes
Summary: initscripts - ifup ppp0 hangs and never completes
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: initscripts
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact:
: 145398 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
Blocks: FC5Target
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2004-12-09 18:43 UTC by Steve Grubb
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:51 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: FC4
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2006-03-01 02:12:59 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
output from strace (deleted)
2004-12-09 18:50 UTC, Steve Grubb
no flags Details

Description Steve Grubb 2004-12-09 18:43:07 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.5)
Gecko/20041114 Firefox/1.0

Description of problem:
I'm running rawhide initscripts 8.00-1 and seem to have a problem.
ppp-watch never completes and ifup ppp0 just hangs:

++ DEMAND=no
++ IPV6INIT=no
+ '[' -r keys-ifcfg-ppp0 ']'
+ case "$TYPE" in
+ '[' -z ppp ']'
+ '[' -z '' -a -n '' ']'
+ '[' -z '' ']'
+ '[' ppp0 '!=' ppp0 ']'
+ '[' -n '' ']'
+ '[' -n '' ']'
+ '[' no '!=' yes -a Modem '!=' xDSL ']'
+ shift
+ exec /sbin/ppp-watch ppp0 ''
Failed to activate ppp0 with error 35

The failed to activate comes when I hit ctl-c. If I look in the logs I
see this:

Dec  7 08:39:46 localhost wvdial[3228]: CONNECT 45333/ARQ/V90/LAPM/V42BIS
Dec  7 08:39:46 localhost wvdial[3228]: Carrier detected.  Chatmode
Dec  7 08:39:46 localhost pppd[3216]: Serial connection established.
Dec  7 08:39:46 localhost pppd[3216]: Using interface ppp0
Dec  7 08:39:46 localhost pppd[3216]: Connect: ppp0 <--> /dev/ttyS0
Dec  7 08:39:53 localhost pppd[3216]: PAP authentication succeeded
Dec  7 08:39:55 localhost pppd[3216]: local  IP address
Dec  7 08:39:55 localhost pppd[3216]: remote IP address
Dec  7 08:39:55 localhost pppd[3216]: primary   DNS address
Dec  7 08:39:55 localhost pppd[3216]: secondary DNS address

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. ifup ppp0

Actual Results:  See above

Additional info:

Comment 1 Steve Grubb 2004-12-09 18:50:09 UTC
Created attachment 108245 [details]
output from strace

I went into ifup-ppp and changed the exec ppp-watch to exec strace -ff -o ppp
ppp-watch. The tar file will create a directory called ifup and has all the
child processes traced.

FWIW, I backtracked to the Fedora Core 3 release of pppd (instead of rawhide)
and it still doesn't work.

Comment 2 Alexey A. Kiritchun 2005-01-11 19:03:20 UTC
I can confirm this, it works (or, really, does not work) the same way
for me, in Core 3 (ppp-2.4.2-6.4.FC3). 

Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2005-10-03 20:13:42 UTC
I'm assuming this still doesn't work in FC4 final or the devel tree?

Comment 4 Steve Grubb 2005-10-03 20:17:15 UTC
I gave up on this and got DSL. I no longer use external modems.

Comment 5 Miloslav Trmač 2006-03-01 01:56:01 UTC
CONFIG=ifcfg-ppp0 source_config would set DEVNAME to "ifcfg-ppp0" instead of
just "ppp0".  This was probably caused by rev. 1.98 of network-functions (Oct 31
2004), and was fixed in rev. 1.105 (Feb 2 2005).

Comment 6 Bill Nottingham 2006-03-01 02:12:59 UTC
Closing; please reopen if it recurs on a current release.

Comment 7 Miloslav Trmač 2006-03-05 12:46:02 UTC
*** Bug 145398 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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