Subject: Re: bin/4168: Request for init to handle pppd
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Geoff Wing <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/28/1997 06:02:23
Matthias Scheler <> typed:
:In article <>,
: writes:
:>>Synopsis:       init can't handle pppd without changes
:Why has it got to? Use a script! I've got this in line in my "/etc/ttys":
:tty00   "/etc/ppp/jehova"               unknown on secure
:And the script looks like this:
:exec /usr/sbin/pppd $* 57600 defaultroute mtu 576 netmask -bsdcomp connect $

Someone said that pppd now can handle other tty placements so it probably isn't 
needed.  Since I have it running on a production machine I haven't tried it
yet.  Also, I don't really want a dozen different scripts to handle modems.
I use /etc/ppp/options & /etc/ppp/options.tty* to handle settings of
individual ports.
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