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RE: running pppd



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lennart Benoot [mailto:lbe@xxxxxxx.net] 
> Sent: 05 June 2003 18:34
> To: dev-etrax@xxxxxxx.com
> Subject: running pppd
> 
> Hey all again,
> 
> I managed to compile pppd. tried to run it but the daemon 
> asks to create a /dev/ppp file.
> When i do this i get:
> 
> [root@AxisProduct /mnt/flash]316# mknod /dev/ppp c 108 0
> mknod: /dev/ppp: Read-only file system
> 
> how do i create this device?
> 
> Lennart

It needs to be created when the firmware image is created.

Add the following (or something similar) to the install
target in your Makefile that builds pppd:

	mknod_elinux -m 0444 $(prefix)/dev/ppp c 108 0

Then you need to rebuild the firmware image.

//Peter