SLIP slipping away
julian at elischer.org
Fri Mar 14 17:48:57 PDT 2008
Kai Lockwood wrote:
> I am having difficulty setting up a SLIP connection between a Debian 4.0 box
> and FreeBSD 7.0-STABLE. I have enabled the sl driver in the kernel. I have
> tried using slattach on /dev/cuad0 (usually "slattach -s 115200 /dev/cuad0)
> only to watch slattach immediately die with no output as to why. If I give
> the -l option it creates the sl0 interface but will not accept traffic.
> Reading through the years old FAQs states that a 'netstat -i' with the sl
> driver installed should show sl interfaces but netstat does not list any sl
> interfaces. I have tried to load the kernel module if_sl but I have had no
> Has anyone on this list had any success with using SLIP?
I somehow doubt anyone has used slip for years and years..
it COULD have been broken years ago. :-/
> Kai Lockwood
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