Common PPP Configuration Problems
The following table describes symptoms that are related
to log output from the procedure, How
to Diagnose Problems With the PPP Configuration.
Table 7-4 Common
PPP Configuration Problems
pppd debug output contains the error message, Could not determine remote IP address.
The /etc/ppp/peers/peer-name file
does not have an IP address for the peer. The peer does not provide
an IP address during link negotiation.
Supply an IP address for the peer on the pppd command line or
in /etc/ppp/peers/peer-name by
using the following format:
pppd debug output shows that CCP data compression
has failed. The output also indictes that the link is dropped.
The peers' PPP compression configurations might be in conflict.
Disable CCP compression by adding the noccp option
to /etc/ppp/options on one of the peers.