Chapter 21.5 inaccuracy
josh at tcbug.org
Fri Apr 8 02:57:43 UTC 2005
On Tuesday 05 April 2005 16:11, Josh Paetzel wrote:
> On Tuesday 05 April 2005 15:30, Markus Vuorio wrote:
> > Somehow I managed to think that ppp.conf should be located in
> > /etc/, though it actually located in /etc/ppp/. You should maybe
> > add some directives to 21.5 chapter for ppp.conf location so next
> > time I'll find it faster :). I actually made ppp.conf file to
> > /etc and then wondered why the heck doesn't it work.
> > --
> > Markus
> > markus at vtspartio.net
> If you read the whole page /etc/ppp/ppp.conf is documented
> /etc/ppp/ppp.conf appears to be hard-coded into ppp, so there is no
> ambiguity in where the config file will be living on a given
> There are places where it's called /etc/ppp/ppp.conf
> 18.104.22.168.1 PPP and Static IP Addresses
> You will need to edit the /etc/ppp/ppp.conf configuration file. It
> should look similar to the example below.
> Other places it's simply referred to as ppp.conf
> Line 6 & 7:
> The dial string. User PPP uses an expect-send syntax similar to the
> chat(8) program. Refer to the manual page for information on the
> features of this language.
> Note that this command continues onto the next line for
> readability. Any command in ppp.conf may do this if the last
> character on the line is a ``\'' character.
> Would it make sense to change all instances of ppp.conf
> to /etc/ppp/ppp.conf?
Maybe this is over-kill but it sure takes care of any ambiguity.
Sorry I forgot to cc you on the pr....still learning the ropes.
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