Re: kppp doesn't work out of the box
The following is a slightly edited bash session of a kppp
installation (a reinstallation to be sure):
***BEGIN BASH SESSION***
debian:/home/penguin# apt-get install --reinstall kppp
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
0 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 reinstalled, 0 to remove
and 2 not upgraded.
Need to get 0B/375kB of archives. After unpacking 0B will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
(Reading database ... 30031 files and directories currently
Preparing to replace kppp 4:2.0.1-0.potato1 (using
Unpacking replacement kppp ...
Setting up kppp (2.0.1-0.potato1) ...
debian:/home/penguin# which kppp | xargs ls -all
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root /usr/bin/kppp
debian:/home/penguin# which pppd | xargs ls -all
-rwsr-xr-- 1 root dip /usr/sbin/pppd
***END BASH SESSION***
In /etc/ppp/options, I also needed to set "auth" to "noauth."
On Saturday 13 January 2001 07:28, Ivan E. Moore II wrote:
> there are sever "out of the box" problems with the 2.0.1 version of
> kppp... The 2.1 should either work currently out of the box (the
> latest version that is) or will in the next version.
> If it does not currently it should only be due to a option in
> /etc/ppp/options that kppp requires..(forget which one)...
> if this isnt' the case then I need to know what's broken so I can
> fix it.
> The perms on kppp should be:
> -rwsr-xr-- 1 root dip 438012 Jan 7 01:08
> which should reflect pppd's:
> -rwsr-xr-- 1 root dip 207836 Aug 7 06:46
> On Sat, Jan 13, 2001 at 06:46:32AM +0800, csj wrote:
> > Don't get me wrong. I have managed to make kppp work. But that's
> > after I copied the permissions and other fiddly stuff from my
> > Mandrake installation.
> > My questions: Is this normal? Or is my installation somehow
> > non-standard that the installation script gets confused? Are
> > there any particular reasons (security issues, perhaps) why kppp
> > doesn't come "pre-configured" at install time?
> > Can someone post his/her permissions on the following files
> > (slightly edited bash output under LM 7.2)?
> > [root@localhost penguin]# which kppp | xargs ls -all
> > -rwsr-xr-x 1 root root /usr/bin/kppp
> > [root@localhost penguin]# which pppd | xargs ls -all
> > -rwsr-xr-t 1 root root /usr/sbin/pppd
> > Also I would appreciate the output of someone's working ppp
> > options file.
> > [root@localhost penguin]# egrep -v '#|^ *$' /etc/ppp/options
> > lock
> > noauth
> > noipdefault
> > usepeerdns
> > Thanks in advance
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