Subject: Re: PPP problems with sup as of 2/20/98
To: Sean Brandt <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/23/1998 11:14:45
On Sun, 22 Feb 1998, Sean Brandt wrote:

> I recompiled kernel and userland on friday, and since then ppp does not
> work, either in demand, or direct dial never fires off chat, and
> has to be killed with a sigkill. I've tried with both uvm and not, with
> serial console and not...Very confused :) Anyone have any ideas to try?

Either ktrace it, or put in log statements.

If it dies where pppd hangs up the modem (in pppd/main.c), then it's the
same problem I ran into just recently. Somehow the TIOCMBIC ioctl is
causig pppd to hang.

Take care,