Bug 43117 - pppd fails with msg: "Couldn't get channel number: bad address"
pppd fails with msg: "Couldn't get channel number: bad address"
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
ia64 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-05-31 18:28 EDT by Matt Domsch
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:33 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-05-31 18:28:35 EDT
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Description Matt Domsch 2001-05-31 18:28:31 EDT
Description of Problem:
pppd fails with msg: "Couldn't get channel number: bad address" 
Wolverine on Bordeaux, ppp ver 2.4.0.  Attempting to connect over dial-up 
line results in the stated error message, and an inability to connect

How Reproducible:
always.  Bill Nottingham has reproduced this.

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This was bantered about on the IA-64 kernel list.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2001-06-04 14:18:09 EDT
Will be 'fixed' in 2.4.3-11. The fix really doesn't make that much sense,
so it's not going in our devel 2.4.5 kernels until we figure out *why*
it's fixing it.

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