ppp support not in the kernel?

Evgeny Ginzburg Nad.Oby at gmail.com
Wed Jul 30 11:35:39 CEST 2008

Benedikt Schindler wrote:
> hi,
> i am trying to start a internet connection on the Freerunner over GPRS.
> for the start i looked into this page:
> http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/GPRS
> http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Manually_using_GSM
> and i'm aware that this pages are not ASU or Freerunner related.
> i have managed to get the free GSM line.
> if i try to start a connection via pppd i got this message:
> "pppd: This system lacks kernel support for PPP.  This could be because
> the PPP kernel module could not be loaded, or because PPP was not
> included in the kernel configuration."
> isn't that build in? alle the opkg "kernel-module-ppp-*" are installed.
> but there is no "kernel-module-ppp" ?
> what could i do?
> beni
PPP will work nice without in-kernel support.
Is ppp in kernel needed on Freerunner?

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