Re: KPPP & mgetty

Mikkel L. Ellertson (
Thu, 22 Apr 1999 19:11:52 -0500

At 04:58 PM 4/21/1999 +0200, you wrote:
>My computer has to functions. First I use it for dialing out to my ISP.
>Second other computers sometimes dial into it. For outgoing connections
>I use KPPP, for incoming connecitions I use mgetty. mgetty has it's line
>in inittab: S1:2345:respawn:/sbin/mgetty ttyS1
>Unfortunately mgetty does not allow KPPP to start a connection. So if I
>want to dial my ISP I have to edit mgetty out of inittab and restart
>init. I assume there is a better way. What should I do?
>Casper Gielen
Make sure KPPP is also using /dev/ttyS1 and not /dev/modem. Then mgetty
will see the lock file and let KPPP dial out.


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