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Old 03-18-2003, 03:57 PM   #1
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ppp not authenticating and symbolic modem link erasing at reboot


I have been trying to get KPPP to work now that I can get my modem recognized. But the modem link erases at each reboot. Also KPPP will not allow me to log on to the net. What do I need to change in the Pap/CHAP secrets files to get this to work?
 
Old 03-18-2003, 08:59 PM   #2
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If you use the /dev/name instead of the link it will not be a problem

or you will need to create the link from rc.local

/dev/ttyS0 instead of /dev/modem
 
Old 03-18-2003, 09:01 PM   #3
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this may be due to dev filesystem. If it is then all vanishing links in dev will need to be created after each boot. The startup scripts are the best way to do it.
 
Old 03-19-2003, 08:56 AM   #4
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startup scripts

Ok, if it is the startup scripts, can you, (anyone) give me a hint on how to modify them? What needs to be changed and how?
 
Old 03-19-2003, 10:18 PM   #5
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If you have a file /dev/.devfsd then you have devfs

you should read this before doing anything

http://www.atnf.csiro.au/people/rgoo....html#faq-user


this can cause sever problems if you do it wrong.


As far as startup scripts, I usually make a file called rc.devfs or something like that, and make it executable. Then run it from rc.local.

The most common links are created already, there may be a need to use mknod to create some dev files in some cases. All the needed files and links can be created by the same script.

creating your own file is much easier than modifying your devfsd.conf file and may prevent problems later with updates to devfsd.

if you do wish to use devfsd.conf to make changes or additions you should save a copy of the original.
 
  


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