Re: 2.0.1 PPP broke

Jeffery S. Coy Jr. (
Wed, 3 Jul 1996 20:12:02 -0700 (MST)

On Wed, 3 Jul 1996, Kevin Buettner wrote:

> On Jul 3, 1:35pm, wrote:
> > Anyone else have this problem? For now I'll have to stick with 2.0.0.
> No.
> PPP works fine for me. Here are the differences between our setups:
> 1) I have a statically assigned IP address.
> 2) I use diald to do the dialing. (A very nice program, BTW.)
> 3) PPP is not a module.
ppp works fine for me in 2.0.1 as well.

1) i have a dynamically assigned IP address.
2) i let request-route do the dialing [*]
3) ppp is a module (bsd compressors are only built as modules).

but my ip-up script resets the hostname to that of the new ip connection
(via SIOCGIADDR), ip-down resets it to old defaults.

[*] this is purely lazyness; i wrote a chat script and made a
request-route a symlink. i keep meaning to look at diald, but havn't
gotten to it.

Why Linux?  source code. POSIX. tcpip. job control. support from the authors.
drivers for most hardware.  because one terminal or process is never enough.
    forget the other O/Ss, i use Linux- the choice of a gnu generation.