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Re: ppp on NetBSD 4.0.1 macppc
>In article <email@example.com>,
>Donald Lee <MacPPC2%caution.icompute.com@localhost> wrote:
>>>In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
>>>Donald Lee <MacPPC2%caution.icompute.com@localhost> wrote:
>>>>I configured "pseiudo-device ppp 4" in my config file, and
>>>>built a kernel. It's booting my kernel, and it looks like the
>>>>ppp stuff was built. ( I see if_ppp.o in the dot-o's)
>>>>Am I forgetting something? Does ppp config require something else
>>>>in config options, like sl(4)?
>>>>Any clues for the clueless?
>>>ppp is a cloner device. You don't need the 4. pppd will create it as it
>>Oh... Cool.. To be clear - I don't need to build my own kernel, then?
>>In that case, I'm ready to test the serial ports. ;->
>Try "ifconfig ppp0 create", "ifconfig -a". If it shows up, you are all set.
>if not your kernel does not have pppd.
Cool. I can create up to 9 ppp devices on both the std kernel and the
one I built with "4". The "4" in options looks superfluous, methinks.
(I only tried 9. That's plenty for me.)
Being a basic troublemaker, and prone to neatness, I tried
"ifconfig ppp0 delete" and it fails. A (low-priority at best) bug?
+mercy-t$ ifconfig ppp0 delete
ifconfig: SIOCDIFADDR: Can't assign requested address
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