Re: co-existance of pppd and mgetty ?

Jon Lewis (
Wed, 8 May 1996 02:55:40 -0400 (EDT)

On Sun, 5 May 1996, Allen Curtis wrote:

> 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

Make sure you're using ttyS1 also for dialout. Forget whatever you've
heard about cua being for dialout and ttyS for dialin. With that, it
should work...I do it all the time.

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