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[ale] inittab and agetty



I don't have any real experience, but everyone says that mgetty works
better than agetty for modems.  So you might try downloading and
installing mgetty.


lex



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> I am setting up a PPP dialup server. I believe I have the PPP side setup
> properly, but I'm not sure about the serial side. I have removed the
> comments from the d1 and d2 lines in the inittab as follows:
> 
> # Serial lines
> #s1:12345:respawn:/sbin/agetty 19200 ttyS0 vt100
> #s2:12345:respawn:/sbin/agetty 19200 ttyS1 vt100
> 
> # Dialup lines
> d1:12345:respawn:/sbin/agetty -mt60 38400,19200,9600,2400,1200 ttyS0 vt100
> d2:12345:respawn:/sbin/agetty -mt60 38400,19200,9600,2400,1200 ttyS1 vt100
>   
> The reason I think I am having problems is that I keep getting the
> following messages in the /var/adm/messages file:
> 
> Sep  5 23:25:31 darkstar init: Id "d2" respawning too fast: disabled for 5
> minutes
> Sep  5 23:27:57 darkstar init: Id "d1" respawning too fast: disabled for 5
> minutes
> Sep  5 23:40:55 darkstar init: Id "d2" respawning too fast: disabled for 5
> minutes
> 
> Does anyone have any suggestions?
> 
> Thanks in advance for your help..
> 
> Bruce
> 
> 
> F