Kernel missing ppp support?
mdz at canonical.com
Sun Sep 26 20:18:45 UTC 2004
On Tue, Sep 28, 2004 at 08:11:20AM +1200, Bill Christiansen wrote:
> I compiled a driver for my lucent winmodem (ltmodem-2.6-alk4) and
> installed wvdial and gkdial. Wvdial can query my modem OK but when I try
> to dial with gkdial I get a message saying kernel missing ppp support, is
> this true?
gkdial probably isn't loading the ppp_generic module. The configuration set
up by pppconfig does this for you.
> Also when I create a symbolic link from /dev/ttyLT0 to /dev/modem it seems
> to disappear when I restart.
Ubuntu uses udev, which dynamically creates devices in /dev when they are
discovered. If you want this link to be permanent, you can configure that
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