ppp - point to point protocol network interface
pseudo-device ppp [count]
The ppp interface allows serial lines to be used as network
using the Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP).
A ppp interface can be created at runtime using the ifconfig
command or by setting up a hostname.if(5) configuration file
The ppp interface can use various types of compression and
has many features
over the SLIP protocol used by the sl(4) interface.
ppp%d: af%d not supported The interface was handed a message with addresses
formatted in an unsuitable address family; the packet was
inet(4), sl(4), hostname.if(5), ifconfig(8), netstart(8),
The Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP), RFC 1661, July 1994.
The ppp device appeared in OpenBSD 1.2.
Currently, only the ip(4) protocol is supported.
OpenBSD 3.6 August 10, 1996
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