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ppp0 fails in startup

Posted on 2002-05-21
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During startup, when all the various services are starting my system hangs when it tries to start device ppp0. i have to control-alt-delete and then use interactive startup to answer N to this service and then the startup continues fine. All other network devices (eth0, etc.) start fine. I only started seeing this after I installed mgetty - which I thought I needed for dial in modem access. (by the way dial in modem access works fine). I've looked in inittab and /etc/services to see if I see anything related to this and as well even went so far as to delete the ppp0 file in /etc/ppp/peers but no luck so far. Many thanks for any advice.
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If this is Redhat: look in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts. You will probably find a file called 'ifcfg-ppp0' with a line that looks like "ONBOOT=yes". Change yes to no.
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it was Redhat and that did it....many thanks!
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