On Thu, 2007-06-14 at 17:58 -0400, Jeff Dike wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 14, 2007 at 11:08:16AM -0700, Mark wrote:
> > My question is I've looked around, but don't understand why (page
> > 54) says that UML doesn't support PPP. Is pppd the problem and can I
> > just use something like slirp? (I did find a debian package with UML
> > and slirp).
> You're looking for a mechanism to exchange packets with the host, not
> asking about ppp support within UML?
> ppp isn't supported because no one ever wrote it. Slirp is basically
> the last choice for when nothing else will work, and ppp might be
> right down there with it. TUN/TAP is the mechanism of choice.
I actually started writing ppp support at one point, so that we could
test using point-to-point connections between UMLs, but the project got
canceled before I got anywhere.