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Bug#588551: linux-image-2.6.32-5-686: ISDN_I4L disabled

On Fri, Oct 01, 2010 at 10:16:21AM +0200, debian@seufer.de wrote:
> Package: linux-2.6
> Version: 2.6.32-23
> Severity: important
> Because CONFIG_ISDN_I4L is disabled in the default Kernel it's not possible to
> use syncPPP and rawip ISDN connections anymore.
> So when you upgrade from lenny to squeeze ISDN dataconnections are not usable
> anymore.
> Even there is a mISDN driver for the ISDN cards used I found not way to get it
> work with dataconnections.
> In the changelog of the kernel I only found:
> * Disable ISDN4Linux drivers.
> So why was CONFIG_ISDN_I4L disabled?

These drivers are buggy, deprecated and not actively maintained.

As I understand it, the CAPI drivers support synchronous PPP in conjunction
with the standard pppd, not ipppd.


Ben Hutchings
We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking.
                                                              - Albert Camus

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