slackware 8.0 and ppp
gnowak1 at uic.edu
Thu Nov 29 00:59:53 EST 2001
The module you need to load is ppp.o.
Also, check if you have the /dev/ppp device node.
Here is my ls -l listing for /dev/ppp.
crw-rw---- 1 root uucp 108, 0 Mar 25 2001 ppp
On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 06:35:47PM +0600, rturner2 at texasisp.com wrote:
> hi greg,
> when i run ppp-go
> i get an error in the pppd program.
> "operation not permitted"
> "this system lacks kernel support"
> i even did a modprobe and loaded the ppp module
> and it still will not run pppd
> some where they talk about a newer module,
> ppp_generic i don't seem to have that one.
> i compiled the kernel with ppp and all of the other stuff
> to run pppd in 7.1 and still get that error.
> i also chose to install ppp in the setup,
> it might help if i could find out witch modules to load for pppd??
> thanks in advance
> On 2001-11-28 speakup at braille.uwo.ca said:
> sp>What kind of errors.
> sp>Before I got my t1, I used pppd in slackware 8.0 with my dial-up
> sp>account with no problem.
> sp>On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 12:00:52PM +0600, rturner2 at texasisp.com
> sp>>wrote: hi all,
> sp>> ppp worked fine for 7.1 in slackware
> sp>> but i understand that they have made some changes to it in the 8.
> sp>>0 version. i installed 8.0 a few days ago
> sp>> and when i type ppp-go i get errors.
> sp>> what do i need to do to get ppp to work in 8.0.
> sp>> thanks in advance.
> sp>> randy
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