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Re: how to prevent pppd from starting at boot time

On Mon, 2006-08-05 at 14:26 -0400, H.S. wrote:
> My machine, runngin Debian Etch, was previously connected to the
> internet through an ADSL modem. Now I have an older computer which
> connects that way and I use a switch to connect to that computer (the
> computer works as a router).
> In my machine, how do I prevent pppd from starting at boot time and
> looking for a pppoe dsl connection? The machine is running 2.6.15 kernel.
> Either an option to make it not start up at boot would be okay or if I
> can know which package is responsible for that service, I could remove
> that package.

To remove the package from startup do this (assuming the daemon name is
update-rc.d -f pppd remove
In order to find out which package this file belongs to, do this:
dpkg -S /etc/init.d/pppd

Hope this helps,

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