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Bug 1909 - ppp package uses obsolete /dev/cua0
Summary: ppp package uses obsolete /dev/cua0
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Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: ppp
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jay Turner
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 1999-03-31 13:14 UTC by Chris Evans
Modified: 2015-01-07 23:36 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-03-31 22:37:48 UTC


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Description Chris Evans 1999-03-31 13:14:43 UTC
Hi

Since RH5.9/RH6.0 are kernel2.2 based, pppd should be using
(e.g.) /dev/ttyS0 instead of (e.g) /dev/cua0 for dialing
out. It doesn't, which means annoying messages get spewed to
console and logs about deprecated use of /dev/cua0

Chris

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-03-31 15:30:59 UTC
AFAIK, it's just using the /dev/modem symlink, which
may be pointing to cua0 from an earlier install.

Comment 2 Preston Brown 1999-03-31 22:37:59 UTC
I have verified that ppp doesn't use /dev/cua0 unless /dev/modem is
symlinked to it.  Please rerun modemtool where modemtool's release is
>= 1.21-6 (which creates properly named devices).


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