Subject: Re: SLIP/serial driver Problem?
To: None <>
From: William Allen Simpson <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/03/2004 08:46:02
"Jeremy C. Reed" wrote:
> Please see kern/18799.
> Slip doesn't work for me (even though I used many times successfully
> before 1.6).
> Last I checked, 1.5.3 worked fine in Oct. 2002.
> Also, in Oct. 2002, I knew the serial (non-slip) connection worked fine,
> because I could run a getty on it and then login with cu just fine.
> And in April 2003, I tried to use slip from NetBSD 1.6.x to FreeBSD box
> and that didn't work.
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.  PPP should "just work".

(probably should be discussed in tech-net.)
William Allen Simpson
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