ppp compression module aliases?
jquinn at nortelnetworks.com
Wed Jun 23 07:24:54 EST 1999
puetzk6715 at uni.edu wrote:
> The easiest way to get all this stuff right is
> modprobe -c > /etc/conf.modules
> the -c argument causes modprobe to print a complete conf.modules (less any
> strange stuff specific to your machine), so I just redirect it to the
> file. The installer should do this, though...
> Hmm... or did you mean modprobe left these out of its generated file when
> you said 'modprobe doesn't know these aliases'. It only (as far as I know)
Yes. modprobe -c doesn't include ppp-compress aliases, at least my
version doesn't have them.
> On Sun, 20 Jun 1999, Jerry Quinn wrote:
> > I have a question that I'm not sure is best directed to kernel people or
> > user-space people as it crosses the line.
> > After a bunch of time trying to figure out why the ppp compression
> > modules weren't getting loaded automatically, I traced it the fact that
> > the appropriate aliases are not present in /etc/conf.modules.
> > In particular, the following aliases are required:
> > ppp-compress-21 = bsd-compress
> > ppp-compress-24 = ppp-deflate
> > ppp-compress-26 = ppp-deflate
Jerry Quinn Tel: (514) 761-8737
jquinn at nortelnetworks.com Fax: (514) 761-8505
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