pppd crashes, was: kde-freebsd] Question about KPPP on FreeBSD
lofi at freebsd.org
Thu Feb 8 16:09:33 UTC 2007
On Thursday, 8. February 2007 08:38, Ian Smith wrote:
> On Wed, 7 Feb 2007, Michael Nottebrock wrote:
> > On Wednesday, 7. February 2007 18:45, Joe Vender wrote:
> > > On Wednesday 07 February 2007 01:59, Michael Nottebrock wrote:
> > > ...
> > >
> > > > There is https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=55785 on record, your
> > > > description sounds more like you're getting a kernel panic in the
> > > > background though (KPPP is a frontend for pppd and the in-kernel ppp
> > > > driver).
> > >
> > > If I want to use KPPP in FreeBSD, do I need to first manually edit any
> > > config files for pppd, and if so, please elaborate, or does creating
> > > the settings in the "Configure" sections of KPPP take care of
> > > everything needed?
> > >
> > > I found this bug report which sounds just like the problem I'm having
> > > with FreeBSD and KPPP.
> > http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=i386/98154
> > I agree, that sounds similar. I've changed the CC to stable@, since that
> > is a better place for pppd/kernel ppp related issues.
> > > Is there any intention to address it?
> > I call on the community (especially those with modems) to take it on. To
> > that end, I've left your motivational speech below intact for everyone's
> > benefit.
> Perhaps we should rather be calling upon the KDE developer community to
> provide such a frontend interface to configure and invoke FreeBSD's ppp,
> for those who find a little manual configuration, as you describe below,
> beyond them?
You mean the FreeBSD-using KDE developer community, which is neither very big
nor very prolific. I am convinced that remaining compatible with common Linux
solutions will always be the better strategy as far as the desktop is
,_, | Michael Nottebrock | lofi at freebsd.org
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