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PPP(4)		      DragonFly Kernel Interfaces Manual		PPP(4)

NAME

ppp -- point to point protocol network interface

SYNOPSIS

pseudo-device ppp [count]

DESCRIPTION

The ppp interface allows serial lines to be used as network interfaces using the point-to-point protocol. The ppp interface can use various types of compression and has many features over the sl(4) protocol.

DIAGNOSTICS

ppp%d: af%d not supported. The interface was handed a message with addresses formatted in an unsuitable address family; the packet was dropped.

SEE ALSO

inet(4), intro(4), sl(4), pppd(8), pppstats(8)

BUGS

Currently, only the ip(4) protocol is supported. DragonFly 4.1 August 10, 1996 DragonFly 4.1