pppoa2(8)pppoa2(8)NAMEpppoa2 - ppp(d) PPP over ATM interface for SpeedTouch USB and Speed‐
Touch 330 modem
SYNOPSISpppoa2 [OPTION]... -vpi value1 -vci value2
DESCRIPTIONpppoa2 allows ppp(d) to communicate with the SpeedTouch USB modem
through a PTY interface. It manages PPP encapsulation into ATM cells,
which are then send as aal5 packets to the modem through the USB bus.
You have to carefully set your vpi and vci values according to your
Here are some values :
vpi.vci = 8.48 for Netherlands
8.35 for France
8.67 for France (bis)
8.35 for Belgium
8.35 for Italy
0.38 for UK
Defines vpi value
Defines vci value
OPTIONS-b Bridging 1483 mode (PPPoE support).
Defines which USB device should be used as the SpeedTouch USB
modem. On Linux, this is something like /proc/bus/usb/003/006.
Usefull when using more than one modem on the same machine.
Use an alternate endpoint interface. The value 1 is used if
nothing is specified as it works with all modem revision. If you
specify -1, no alternate endpoint interface will be selected,
using the one selected by the system.
Defines the pppoa2 log file name (by default
/var/log/pppoa2.log). This option is not available if syslog is
used (default at compile time).
- 0 Main messages + Error messages
- 1 level 0 + State/Warnings messages
- 2 level 1 + More debug info
- 3 level 2 + USB packet dumping (can cause driver crash)
--help display this help and exit
0 on success, any other value on failure
SEE ALSOmodem_run(8), pppoa3(8)AUTHOR
SpeedTouch USB driver development team.
SpeedTouch USB driver May 2004 pppoa2(8)