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Re: [OCLUG-Tech] Still no DSL connection.

On Thu, May 04, 2006 at 03:54:02PM -0400, Fred Williams wrote:

> 1.  Could the firewall be blocking the service?...SE Linux is active.

yes. SE Linux is not the firewall. iptables (netfilter) is the firewall.

> 2.  Do I have to set netmasks and so on, because my system fails to
> obtain IP information for eth0.

When using PPPoE the ethernet device (eth0) does not need an ip
address. A ppp device (typically ppp0) will get an ip address and be
the machines "external" interface.