Subject: Re: On PPP launch: modprobe: can't locate module ppp-compress
From: Jim Cole (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Nov 17 1999 - 22:56:50 MST
Don't know the why of it, but it is not unique to your setup. I receive
the same messages on a G3 PowerBook with 2.2.12 kernel. I would also
be interested in the solution if anyone happens to know.
Aurel Wisse's bits of Wed, 17 Nov 1999 translated to:
> Upon launching pppd with a chatscript (suggested on the iMacLinux site
> by Phil Regalia) I'm getting the error messages identified in the
> attachment, which is a sample from the /var/log/messages file.
> I am using kernel 2.2.6 from on an iMac Rev. B.
> Now, what is going on here: PPP support is obviously compiled in the
> kernel and my ppp "options" file looks like this (a slight modification
> from the Regalia file).
> asyncmap 0
> /dev/modem 57600
> mru 1500
> mtu 1500
> lcp-echo-interval 20
> lcp-echo-failure 3
> While it doesn't seem to prevent PPP from functioning, the fact
> that upon launching I get these messages about ppp-compress seems
> suboptimal. Any ideas?
> Aurel Wisse
This archive was generated by hypermail 2a24 : Fri Dec 03 1999 - 19:07:33 MST