Re: New pre-patch (Re: [PATCH] kswapd fully sysctl tunable)

Niels Kristian Bech Jensen (
Sun, 3 May 1998 16:25:49 +0200 (CEST)

On Sun, 3 May 1998, David S. Miller wrote:

> Are you absolutely sure you haven't changed one thing in your
> configuration between 2.1.99 and pre-100?

> I did some research and checked out the ppp-2.3.[34] release.
> The error code you are seeing being printed out is the signature error
> that a pppd will get without the fix mentioned in ppp.txt So I went
> and checked if the fix is in the latest ppp-2.3.4, it is not. ;-(
> The problem is that PPPD wants to setup a default route over an
> interface which is not up, ppp-2.3.4 still does this and returns an
> error. Look in ppp-2.3.*/pppd/sys-linux.c:sifdefaultroute(), change
> it to return 1 even if ioctl() returns an error.
> Does PPP now work for you with that change?
I can't get ppp-2.3.4 to build on my system (error building
pppd/sys-linux.c.) I'll investigate further.

Med venlig hilsen / Best regards
Niels Kristian Bech Jensen             

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