kppp, auth vs. noauth
Ok... I just added this note to the README.Debian file for kppp.
kppp and immediate disconnects
In order for kppp to properly work you must set "noauth" in /etc/ppp/options.
Keep in mind that you main have /etc/ppp/options.ttyS0 (For example) so make
sure you change it in the proper (all?) file.
The default is "auth" so if you don't change this most likely you'll connect
and end up just getting a disconnect shortly after.
I just did this on my system at home and have successfully dialed out to
Also keep in mind that you must also be a part of the "dip" group in order
to use PPP in the first place.
Ivan E. Moore II
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