Re: PPP problem w/ 1.1 install
>Michael Callahan said:
>> I just grabbed the latest disks from ftp.debian.org (in
>> /pub/debian/unstable/disks-i386/current, the 1440 series), and
>> proceded to do the installation. It mostly works, but I'm
>> having trouble with PPP. I recompiled the kernel (using 1.3.100-1 now)
>> with PPP support, but when I try to run pppd, it says the kernel
>> does not support PPP. I believe it has something to do with
>> the lack of ppp devices in the /dev directory. Has anyone
>> else had trouble with this latest build?
>I had this same problem. I finally tracked it to a problem with the ttyS*
>drivers in the kernel. However, I don't know exactly where in the drivers the
>For now, I run 'pppd' without the 'connect' option once after a reboot. It
>will fail, of course, but it puts the ttyS* device into the correct state, an
>'pppd' works fine after that.
I gave it a try, and yes, this works. It's somewhat of a nuisance though,
hopefully someone can fix it soon.
Thanks for the help.