Subject: Re: PPP authentication
To: None <>
From: Ty Sarna <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/12/1998 20:49:59
In article <>,
John Nemeth  <> wrote:
> } Adding the pp=/usr/sbin/pppd capability to the default entry 
> } in /etc/gettytab means that you can run getty instead of pppd on the serial 
>      I didn't recall seeing this, so I double checked and this feature
> isn't in the NetBSD 1.3.2 getty.  I just checked the -current getty
> and it's not there either.  This feature is in modemd, but that uses
> /etc/modemcap, not /etc/gettytab.  It would be neat if the NetBSD
> getty supported this feature, but it doesn't at the moment.

I applied the changes from FreeBSD (via OpenBSD) to support this today.
Have fun :)

Ty Sarna		"For many Americans, a season without hockey is	like a Happy Meal without parsley." - Bob Costas