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Re: ppp rcvar

On Tue, 21 Aug 2012, Patrick Welche wrote:

> > > Is the lack of rcvar in rc.d/ppp intentional or an oversight?
> > > 
> > > (Now I'm not sure if I had put ppp=NO or pppd=NO in rc.conf, and was then
> > > surprised that the phone was engaged hours after booting)
> > 
> > 
> >
> > 
> > Some of the thread answers why it happened.
> It seems that ppp isn't considered in the thread. I would expect ppp=YES to
> mean at boot run ppp and connect to $ppp_peers | /etc/ppp/peers. If ppp=NO
> then wait for a /etc/rc.d/ppp onestart.
> Thoughts?

ppp was mentioned as an example missing it.

I agree with you.  I guess in your case, ppp_peers was set so pppd was 
ran. Also maybe it should print if ppp_peers is not defined? If you make 
change be sure to send a heads up as I guess some are relying on current 

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