Re: PPP problem, ppp8?!?
"Eric G . Miller" wrote:
> Ignore the PPP-HOWTO and just use pppconfig to configure ppp. The use
> pon/poff to start/stop the service. Can you really only get 9600 baud?
Well I'm talking to a very sophisticated piece of radio gear that has a
control/monitoring system that uses ppp. I'm building a bridge machine
that will forward the packets from the radios, based at remote sites,
over our network back to a central point.
Using things like pppconfig obfusicates the issue IMHO. :)
> > /var/log/messages:
> > pppd 2.3.11 started by root, UID 0
> > Using interface ppp8 <--- shouldn't this be ppp0
> > Connect: ppp8 <--> /dev/ttyS1
> > modprobe: Can't locate module ppp8
> > ioctl(SIOCSIFMTU): No such device(19)
> > tcflush failed: Input/output error
> > Exit.
> > Has anyone hit this problem before? my ppp support is compiled into
> > kernel 2.2.17 as a module.
Max Lock, System Administrator, TELE2 uk.