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Re: diald, pppd, ppp

On Fri, 2 Feb 1996, Giuseppe Vacanti wrote:

> Make sure that you use a /dev/ttyS? port with diald (NOT a /dev/cua?
> as suggested in the man page). At some stage a new kernel, a new pppd
> and a new diald started conflicting when used on cua?.
> Let me know how it goes.
> Giuseppe

I try not to post questions when nothing is broken, but what is the purpose
of diald?  What can it do that pppd cannot?  I only use pppd and I login to
a dynamic address and connect with just pppd.  Is diald just for SLIP?

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