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SV: SV: Problems compiling ppp for linux-2.4

 Thanks again for your help!

I have know managed to install the ppp-driver on the devboard but when I try
to establish a connection over a nullmodem to a PC-linux running RedHat I'm
out of luck. It seems like nothing is sent on the com-port (I'm listening on
it with a terminal prog..). This is when I start it with:
pppd /dev/ttyS0 115200 noauth

By the way no pppd process is started...

If I just type pppd than it starts sending LCP-req. (and a pppd process is

I'm very greatful for all help and hints!


-----Ursprungligt meddelande-----
Från: Sebastian Andersson
Till: Hampus Häggström
Kopia: ''dev-etrax@xxxxxxx.com' '
Skickat: 2001-05-09 15:55
Ämne: Re: SV: Problems compiling ppp for linux-2.4

On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 03:38:11PM +0200, Hampus Häggström wrote:
> Thanks for your help!
> I compiled yor ppp-2.4.0 with the following:
> >make clinux
> >make
> it went through the compilation (with som warnings) and produced pppd
> when I try to run it on the Etrax LX board it says something like:
> "This system lacks kernel support for PPP...."
> Sound like the kernel has to be configured for ppp, is that the case?
> If so, how is it done?

make menuconfig
enable ppp and "async ppp" (from memory...).

linux-2.4 also uses /dev/ppp (char-device 108.0) which you must create
the etrax filesystem. Add in packages/devices/standard/Makefile:
@$(MKNOD) -m 0444           $(DEV)/ppp       c   108 0