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Re: PPP Server
> I'm trying to set up a multiline PPP server on i386. Based on the PPP manpage
> i think i've got everything right for a single line. What do I need to tweak
> (and where) to make all 16 work.
> The modems are on a 16 port cyclades controller, and i've created /dev/ttyc00
> .. /dev/ttyc15, and marked them in /etc/ttys like this:
> ttyc00 "/usr/libexec/getty std.38400" dialup on secure
> It's not clear what else needs to be done since /etc/ppp/ppp.conf has in the
> default section "set device /dev/cuaa1" and i'm guessing that if an option is
> used twice the new value overwrites the old. Is the "default" section
> essentially a dialout thing?
Yes. It only applies to callback setups in -direct mode.
> Ideas would be much appreciated.
You may also want to allocate IP numbers to your clients dynamically
with (for example)
set ifaddr 126.96.36.199 188.8.131.52-184.108.40.206
People with static IP numbers can have their numbers specified in
/etc/ppp/ppp.secret - overriding the above line.
> from dmesg
> xl0 at pci0 dev 10 function 0 "3Com 3c900 10Mbps-Combo" rev 0x00: irq 11
> address 01:23:45:67:89:ab
> xl0: selecting BNC port, half duplex
> cy0 at isa0 iomem 0xd4000-0xd5fff irq 12 (16 ports)
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