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Re: Using pkgsrc userppp on netbsd?

On Sat, 24 May 2008 18:44:24 -0700
walt <> wrote:

> For years I've been using userland ppp on my FreeBSD firewall
> machine, but the latest FreeBSD no longer runs properly on my
> ancient old i486/Cyrix, so I've installed NetBSD on that box
> and now I'm trying to get pkgsrc net/userppp working.
> When using ppp in interactive mode, I type 'dial' to make a DSL
> connection.  The connection fails and I get this message:
> Warning: esp: unknown protocol.
> I'm running the GENERIC NetBSD kernel and using the same ppp.conf
> I've been using for years with FreeBSD.
> Anybody out there using userppp with NetBSD?  Any hints?
Is there any reason you aren't using the built-in kernel ppp?

                --Steve Bellovin,

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