>You need a newer version of pppd than you get with Slackware 3.0, ppp-2.2.0a
>or later, the latest was 2.2.0e as of a few days ago - this is due to the
>version of ppp in the newer kernels, certainly 1.3.48 anyway, using
>dynamic channel allocation which v2.1.x of pppd doesn't know about - it
>can't find a channel to use because it needs to ask for one to be allocated
>dynamically and so thinks that ppp isn't compiled in...
box, saying there was no definition for u_int_32, which it appears should
have been in sys/types.h. So, after hacking a fix by inserting a typedef,
it compiled OK. But then when I ran it, "Sorry - version 0.0.0 not
It appears that my kernel 1.2.13 is too old to support this version of
pppd. A related question concerns whether you actually patch the kernel
sources from the pppd-2.2.0e package. One HOWTO (NET-2?) says DONT use
the driver from the pppd package, yet the pppd package itself suggests
that a kernel rebuild IS required.
I'm very confused..... Anyone got the definitive solution here?