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On Tue, 17 Oct 2000, Igmar Palsenberg wrote:

>Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2000 13:24:15 +0200 (CEST)
>From: Igmar Palsenberg <>
>To: Mike A. Harris <>
>Cc: Linux Kernel mailing list <>
>Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; charset=US-ASCII
>Subject: Re: Weird ppp0 up, but it isn't (2.2.16)
>> This time however it is ppp1, and someone seems to be looking for NFS or
>> something. Why is ppp1 coming up? ppp0 refuses to go down no matter what,
>> no pppd running, even the syslog acknowledges that ppp came down, however
>> the interface will not leave the kernel if tables.
>> Is this a known bug with 2.2.16?
>Looks like pppd forgets to unregister the interface. ifconfig ppp0 down
>always resolved that in my case.
>This was especially the case with autodial.

I tried ifconfig ppp0 down and it did not work. I'm not using
autodial or anything. Just normal dialup connection, no fancy
stuff. ;o)

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