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Re: ppp rcvar

On Sun, Jan 13, 2013 at 01:43:37PM +0100, Marc Balmer wrote:
> Am 13.01.2013 um 13:38 schrieb Patrick Welche <>:
> > On Sun, Jan 13, 2013 at 01:34:08PM +0100, Marc Balmer wrote:
> >> That is a questionable default.  As if the majority of users would want to 
> >> start PPP.
> > 
> > Currently, we check whether ppp_peers is set. If it is, we start ppp.
> > I was interested in having ppp_peers set, and not starting PPP at startup,
> > so new with the patch is the allowed combination ppp=NO ppp_peers="blabla".
> > 
> >> Anyways, thanks for removing the warning (aka "console spam" ;)
> > 
> > The warning was for the case "I set ppp=YES and nothing happend" "Sure, you
> > didn't say whom I should phone" (which is a bit superfluous)
> Hmm, I think you got me confused.  I read your first mail as if on _every_ 
> boot, whether with or without PPP I would see that message.  But that seems 
> not to be the case and when I don't set ppp=YES explicitely, nothing happens 
> on the console.

With the patch, ppp=YES is set explicitly in defaults/rc.conf, you would get
it on every boot => reconfused back you were right...


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