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I am trying to build a webcam server with a dial-up connection. The aim is to allow the website on the ISP to dial-up and pull the latest webcam picture of the Kart sport track.
I have the webcam running using Linuxcam. I have configured mgetty to answer the phone(modem). I am trying to use ppp to allow a website to log-on and retrieve the picture.
For testing purposes, I have a friend with a windows PC who is attempting to dial-up and log on. My modem answers, mgetty does its job, but it seems that his machine logs-off. He gets an error message his end reporting a conflict with IP addresses, or no IP address allocated. I have tried changing the IP address shown below but it doesn't help.
Aug 10 21:19:08 localhost mgetty: cannot set controlling tty (ioctl): Operation not permitted
Aug 10 21:19:31 localhost mgetty: data dev=ttyS0, pid=2405, caller='none', conn='115200', name='', cmd='/usr/sbin/pppd', user='/AutoPPP/'
Aug 10 21:19:31 localhost kernel: CSLIP: code copyright 1989 Regents of the University of California
Aug 10 21:19:31 localhost kernel: PPP generic driver version 2.4.2
Aug 10 21:19:31 localhost pppd: pppd 2.4.1 started by root, uid 0
Aug 10 21:19:32 localhost pppd: Using interface ppp0
Aug 10 21:19:32 localhost pppd: Connect: ppp0 <--> /dev/ttyS0
Aug 10 21:19:32 localhost /etc/hotplug/net.agent: assuming ppp0 is already up
Aug 10 21:19:34 localhost ppp(pam_unix): session opened for user kartcam by (uid=0)
Aug 10 21:19:34 localhost pppd: user kartcam logged in
Aug 10 21:19:34 localhost kernel: PPP Deflate Compression module registered
Aug 10 21:19:36 localhost pppd: Modem hangup
Aug 10 21:19:36 localhost ppp(pam_unix): session closed for user kartcam
Aug 10 21:19:36 localhost pppd: Connection terminated.
Aug 10 21:19:36 localhost pppd: Connect time 0.1 minutes.
Aug 10 21:19:36 localhost pppd: Sent 94 bytes, received 126 bytes.
Aug 10 21:19:36 localhost pppd: Exit.
Aug 10 21:19:36 localhost /etc/hotplug/net.agent: NET unregister event not supported
Can anyone offer advice on how to configure things to allow a windows PC to dial in. Once I get that working, I can make some progress again.