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Re: Serial Port 0 - Can you help? - RESOLVED

A very BIG thanks to Nate,

I was able to locate the slip.o module right where he said it would be.
Moving that module took care of the problem.  Thanks again.

Dave Bacon - OWLS

Nate Amsden wrote:

> Dave Bacon wrote:
> >
> > I have referenced all of my Linux books on this one and still can't find
> > a solution.  So I am hoping you can help me.  I need to find a way to
> > prevent Linux from bringing serial line 0 up after a reboot.  The
> > ifconfig utility shows serial line 0 (sl0) as a PPP port set to an IP
> > Address of  For some reason, I can't use eth0 to connect to
> > the Internet until I run "ifconfig sl0 down".  Thanks in advance for any
> > ideas or suggestions you can send my way.
> while there may be better ways a totally sure way would be recompile the
> kernel and disable SLIP support..unless the slip is loaded via module,
> if so check /lib/modules/`uname -r`/ probably in the net directory, you
> can move that file to your home directory to prvent the driver from
> loading(easier then editing config files and such sometimes) and that
> should make it impossible for a sl0 interface to come up.
> nate
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                              Dave G. Bacon
                        Computer Network Manager
                    Outagamie Waupaca Library System
                 225 N. Oneida St., Appleton, WI  54911
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