Re: co-existance of pppd and mgetty ?

Rob Janssen reading Linux mailinglist (linux@pe1chl.ampr.org)
Tue, 7 May 1996 23:12:19 +0200 (MET DST)


According to Allen Curtis:
> I need to created a dial-in capability for a machine with a single
> serial port modem. I thought that I could do this with mgetty and still
> allow me the flexibility to use pppd for internet access etc. So I:
>
> 1) Added mgetty to my inittab file:
>
> d2:45:respawn:/usr/local/sbin/mgetty -x 3 -D ttyS1
>
> 2) When I attempt to use pppd it dials the phone but it appears to loose
> the connection immediately after it is made.
>
> 3) Remove mgetty and everything works again.
>
>
> Any ideas?

You are probably using cua1 for dialing out instead of ttyS1. Wrong,
even if the PPP docs tell you to do so.

Rob

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