Re: PPPoE Modem hangup after random time - how to debug?

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On Sun, 26 Apr 2020 at 03:38, Michael Richardson <mcr@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> David Balažic <xerces9@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>     >> OK, more data:
>     >> I started tcpdump with the -e option as suggested on openwrt forum:
>     >> tcpdump -e -v -i eth1.3902 pppoed
>     >>
>     >> on disconnect, this was logged (times are UTC):
>     >>
>     >>
>     >> tcpdump: listening on eth1.3902, link-type EN10MB (Ethernet), capture
>     >> size 262144 bytes
>     >> 18:23:09.204991 a4:7b:2c:9e:c7:44 (oui Unknown) > 44:4e:6d:fd:c7:39
>     >> (oui Unknown), ethertype PPPoE D (0x8863), length 97: PPPoE PADO
>     >> [Service-Name] [AC-Name "SIMB_TABOR_BNG1"] [Host-Uniq
>     >> 0x44************long_number******************************AA]
>     >> [AC-Cookie ".5b************v"]
>     > Isnt this strange? The dst addr is not my router or any other known.
>     > Also the Host-Uniq value is different.
>     > As if is traffic meant for someone else.
> oh, I understand.
> thank you for noting this.
> So, it's as if you are getting a PPPoE message for someone else, and when
> that happens, the interface is dying.
> Is it always the same ethernet address?

Yes,the same.

> Do you have ebtables?  Could you arrange to filter out packets like that?
> That would point to there being some kernel bug.
> Clearly, your ISP has some other bug that they are sending stuff down the
> wrong pipe, but that could just be hash collisions that they assume are
> "harmless".

Those packets don't seem to be a problem. In the last connection, I
received 15 of them and no reconnect.

As suggested on OpenWRT, I removed a IPv6 wan device config that was
running DHCPv6 on eth1.

Then he connection was up for 45 hours before dropping. Could be a

I posted the logs at
(gmail wraps lines...)


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