Re: pppd broken in 2.1.27/28?

Kohtala Marko (
06 Mar 1997 12:27:00 +0200

deathlock <> writes:

> when i compiled 2.1.27 i noticed that when i connected via pppd, some
> little things started happening in the interface config.... for example
> ppp0 Link encap:Point-Point Protocol
> inet addr: P-t-P: Mask:
> RX packets:0 errors:2269 dropped:0 overruns:0
> TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:3538 overruns:0

The structures for the statistics have changed as well as /proc
outputs. New ifconfig is needed.

However, there seems not to exist a new version of the net-tools. The
1.32-alpha does not yet have the needed support.

I assume there is work progressing to update the tools.

Marko Kohtala -,