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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

     sl - slip network interface

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

     pseudo-device sl [count]

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

     The sl interface allows serial lines to be used  as  network
interfaces using
 the slip protocol.

     An sl interface can be created at runtime using the ifconfig
slN create
     command or by setting up a hostname.if(5) configuration file

     The sl interface can use Van Jacobson TCP header compression
and ICMP

DIAGNOSTICS    [Toc]    [Back]

     sl%d: af%d not supported.  The interface was handed  a  message with addresses
 formatted in an unsuitable address family; the packet was

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

     inet(4),  netintro(4),  hostname.if(5),  ifconfig(8),   netstart(8),
     slattach(8), sliplogin(8), slstats(8)

OpenBSD      3.6                          August     10,     1996
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