mgetty + pppd doesn't work on Solaris 2.6 x86??

mgetty + pppd doesn't work on Solaris 2.6 x86??

Post by Rob Fu » Wed, 28 Oct 1998 04:00:00

>10/23 17:58:51 a/a  can't get group 'modem': No such file or directory
>I'm lost.  Why can't both sides agree on a common protocol? Why mgetty
>complains there is no modem group?  pppd is forked but why it refuses to
>establish the connection?

Do you have a modem group listed in /etc/group?  Your mgetty is
configured to want one.

I just posted another message in this newsgroup (subject "Re: Zip
drives and modems") with URLs that would help you.

One tip: I've had trouble getting the Solaris kernel module included
with ppp-2.3.x to work, so I'm running with the kernel module from
ppp-2.2 and everything else from a 2.3.x release.


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