What's your kernel?
Quote:> Well, I partly solved the puzzle myself. The reason why
> PPP doesn't work in my computer is that I am running
> a dual 450mhz HP Kayak XA-s workstation, and the kernel
> is compiled to support SMP. When I booted the computer
> in single processor mode, PPP works beautifully!
> Is there a confliction between PPP and SMP? In other words,
> Is PPP supported in SMP? I would love to switch back
> to SMP mode because I have very heavy computations, but
> I also love to be connected to the internet!
> >>> Hi all,
> >>> Please help!
> >>> I would really like to hook up my favorate Linux operation
> >>> system to internet using PPP. I am using Slackware 4.0, and
> >>> have used pppsetup to setup the PPP connection. However,
> >>> each time when the modem is connected, pppd exits immediately
> >>> and complaints with an error message of
> >>> ioctl(PPPIOCGUNIT): Operation not permitted(1)
> >>> skip system log output
> >>> Any comments and suggestions are welcome!
> >>> -Weidong