Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 52024
Can't connect to ppp server
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:36:02 EDT
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Description of problem:
When a ppp client connects to a ppp server running under Redhat 7.1, the
modems negotiate the carrier signals, and then the server hangs up.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Have one machine try to connect to a Redhat 7.1 ppp server via a modem
and login with the userid ppp.
Actual Results: The ppp server hung up on the ppp client.
Expected Results: The ppp server should have completed the login process
and allowed a ppp connectioin to be established.
I got the following output from syslog.
pppd: using the noauth option requires root privilege
login(pam_unix): session closed for user ppp
mgetty: TIOCMBIS failed: Input/output error
mgetty: cannot turn off soft carrier: Input/output error
mgetty: tcgetattr failed: Input/output error
mgetty: cannot get TIO: Input/output error
mgetty: init chat failed, exiting...: Invalid argument
mgetty: failed in mg_init_data, dev=ttyS5, pid=7881
mgetty: failed dev=ttyS5, pid=7882, got signal 15, exiting
I was able to work around this problem by taking the 'noauth' command line
option out of the 2 /usr/sbin/pppd commmands starting at line 74 of
Please verify this with a newer version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux or Fedora
Core and reopen it against the new version if it still occurs.
Closing as "not a bug" for now.