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Re: Serial Port 0 - Can you help?

I just looked at the /etc/network/interfaces file and noticed that all lines are
commented out.  It doesn't look like sl0 was brought up in the interfaces file.
Thanks for the additional information.

Dave Bacon - OWLS

Brian McGroarty wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 28, 2000 at 10:45:32AM -0600, 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.
> I saw that you already found that you could remove the kernel
> module. But was sl0 not brought up in /etc/network/interfaces?
> Removing the sl0 auto stanza should have worked as well. (man
> interfaces)
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                              Dave G. Bacon
                        Computer Network Manager
                    Outagamie Waupaca Library System
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