From: Stephane Dudzinski (stephane at domain antefacto.com)
Date: Thu 18 Oct 2001 - 10:12:42 IST
This could sound like a kernel upgrade to 2.4 in which case you would
fall in the need to upgrade pppd to 2.4.x
Otherwise, try to check the pppd package using rpm and make sure it is
not missing any files.
On Thu, 2001-10-18 at 09:54, Ian.Hanney at domain canadalife.ie wrote:
> Morning all,
> I'm getting problems with a dying pppd - the ppp daemon on a SuSE 7.2
> In attempting to connect to my ISP via wvdial (or kppp) I manage to connect
> but once an attempt is made to start the pppd I get the following message:
> The PPP Daemon has died: Pty program error (exit code = 9)
> And within /var/log/messages I get the following:
> Couldn't set tty to PPP discipline: Invalid Argument
> Now I have googled, looked at How-Tos and any books, documents I have but
> I'm none the wiser as to what is causing this to happen. I've contacted
> SuSE support but to no avail.
> I've uninstalled and reinstalled the pppd and wvdial packages and
> regenerated my connection settings - still the same error. I guess this
> now points to something in my kernel configuration but this strikes me as
> unlikely as no new kernel has been generated in quite a while.
> Anybody got any ideas.
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