Bug#115018: patch for pointopoint configuration for s390
On Tue, Oct 09, 2001 at 04:11:14PM +0200, Gerhard Tonn wrote:
> s390 needs for 3 different types of network interfaces a pointopoint setup,
> which is currently not supported. Attached is a patch, that implements it.
> Dependent on a has_pointopoint setting, which is currently only enabled by
> s390, netmask is set to 255.255.255.255 and the user is prompted for a peer
> configuration, which is also used as gateway. Finally pointopoint setup is
> written to /etc/network/interfaces. Since it is currently only enabled for
> s390 we need only a documentation change for s390 as well that is being
> worked on.
If anyone is interested, this is almost sufficient to support PLIP
installs. I think the only remaining step is to set has_pointopoint
if the netdevice is plip[0-9]*.