On Sun, Aug 15, 2004 at 06:28:45AM +0800, Dan Jacobson wrote: > Weeks ago I installed and started using kernel 2.6. > As all was well, I decided to > apt-get --purge remove alsa-modules-2.4.26-1-k7 > apt-get --purge remove kernel-image-2.4.26-1-k7 > as I hadn't used them weeks, right. > Well, now I can't call out on my modem with ppp: > pppd: This system lacks kernel support for PPP. This could be because > the PPP kernel module could not be loaded, or because PPP was not > included in the kernel configuration. If PPP was included as a > module, try `/sbin/modprobe -v ppp'. If that fails, check that > ppp.o exists in /lib/modules/`uname -r`/net. > See README.linux file in the ppp distribution for more details. > > # /sbin/modprobe -v ppp > FATAL: Failed to open config file /etc/modprobe.d/alsa: No such file or directory > etc. etc. > > OK, I reinstall kernel-image-2.4.26-1-k7 and alsa-modules-2.4.26-1-k7 > and now I can use ppp in 2.4, but not in 2.6 like I used to. > > So before I could happily use alsa and ppp in 2.6, but now I must use > 2.4 if I even want to make a modem call. > > > -- Hi, this may be unrelated, but I started using 2.6 and recently added UDEV. UDEV at the current time does not make a /dev/ppp, so I have to manually use MKNOD to create this before I can dial with my modem. -Kev -- (__) (oo) /------\/ / | || * /\---/\ ~~ ~~ ...."Have you mooed today?"...
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