SOLVED! Re: ppp doesn't work with kernel 2.4.0-test11
I worked out what the problem was. I omitted to select one of the
necessary options when I was compiling the kernel. I needed to select
the PPP_ASYNC option or something like that.
Now it all works fine.
Rino Mardo [firstname.lastname@example.org] wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 28, 2000 at 12:59:28AM +1030, Mark Phillips wrote:
> > I have recently compiled a 2.4.0-test11 kernel. I am using it with a
> > mainly potato distribution. However, in order to get things working I
> > have needed to upgrade to a number of woody packages. In particular,
> > I have upgraded util-linux, modutils, e2fsprogs and ppp.
> > When I try to use pon to start a ppp connection, it almost is
> > successful, but right at the end comes up with:
> > pppd: Serial connection established
> > pppd: Couldn't set tty to PPP discipline: Invalid argument
> > I cannot think what is wrong. Any ideas?
> good gwief i almost did the same thing! :-)
> was about to compile 2.4 in my potato box and i'm using ppp. what
> about wvdial? have you tried it to see if it works?
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