NAME adsl-start - Shell script to bring up a PPPoE link

SYNOPSIS adsl-start [config_file]

adsl-start interface user [config_file]

DESCRIPTION adsl-start is a shell script which starts the Roaring Penguin user- space PPPoE client. If you omit config_file, the default file /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-ppp0 is used. If you supply interface and user, then they override the Ethernet interface and user- name settings in the configuration file.

AUTHOR adsl-start was written by David F. Skoll <>.

The pppoe home page is

SEE ALSO pppoe(8), adsl-stop(8), adsl-connect(8), pppd(8), pppoe.conf(5), adsl- setup(8), adsl-status(8), pppoe-sniff(8), pppoe-relay(8), pppoe- server(8)

4th Berkeley Distribution 21 February 2000 ADSL-START(8)