Subject: Re: SLIP/serial driver Problem?
To: William Allen Simpson <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/03/2004 08:54:04
On Tue, 3 Feb 2004, William Allen Simpson wrote:

> Goodness gracious, isn't it beyond time to remove SLIP support?
> I know I'm partial to PPP (hint, look at the RFCs), but SLIP has had
> known problems since circa 1988.

Slip worked fine for me until 1.6.

>  PPP should "just work".

Please share some steps that are as simple as ...

  slattach -l -h -s 115200 /dev/tty01
  ifconfig sl0

... but using ppp instead and without any configuration files adjusted.

I have only used PPP with ppp daemon for providing modem dial in and for
dialing out. And I'd like to learn more about using it as a slip

Thank you,

   Jeremy C. Reed