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Re: Re-building Debian Kernal

On Sat, May 10, 2003 at 08:58:39AM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:

> On Saturday 10 May 2003 01:28, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > Is there a particular reason why the packaged s390 kernel don't include
> > the ppp module?
> No, I don't think there is any reason except that ppp doesn't seem to make
> much sense on a machine without support for serial ports.
> Rod, may I ask what are actually doing with ppp?

PPP is a protocol, not a device driver.  It does not depend on any
particular hardware in order to be useful.  It works over any transport
which provides a bidirectional stream of bytes.

 - mdz

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