Re: 2.4.0-test6 ppp trouble
Michel Dänzer wrote:
> Adam C Powell IV wrote:
> > I just built and installed a 2.4.0-test6 kernel, and with the attached
> > patch it builds and boots just fine. The only trouble is that PPP
> > doesn't work.
> > So I got the binary ppp PPC package from woody, which is version
> > 2.4.0f-1, and the changelog.gz file mentions things which require 2.3.99
> > kernels, so that's supposed to work with 2.4 right? But it doesn't.
> > Like 2.3.11, as soon as chat is done and the serial channel is
> > established, it hangs up.
> > What am I doing wrong? Does the woody ppp need to be built with new
> > kernel headers, e.g. a new libc? There's no dependency violation when
> > I install it.
> Have you tried an earlier 2.3/4 kernel? I've been using ppp 2.3.11 with that
> series of kernels without problems.
Really? I've had this problem since the first 2.3 kernel I could get to boot,
which was around 2.3.3x. Someone told me it was a ppp problem, that I needed
2.4.0 so I waited for the new package to appear.
Could this be a stock kernel issue (vs. Paul or benh etc.)? I'm using the
This is the only thing keeping me from using a 2.4 kernel full-time... :-)