[pptp-server] modules not loading

Charlie Brady charlieb at e-smith.com
Tue Oct 16 13:40:44 CDT 2001

On Tue, 16 Oct 2001, Dan DiNicolo wrote:

> Having fought with poptop for a couple of weeks now, I have everything
> running on Redhat 7.0 using the 2.2.19 kernel. The problem I am having is
> that on boot, my ppp_mppe, ppp_deflate, and bsd_comp modules are not
> loading.

You shouldn't need to have them load on boot. They should autoload as
required. Have you run "depmod -a" since modifying /etc/modules.conf?

> When I load them manually, I can make connections without issue.

You should try to find out why they are not being autoloaded (on demand,
not at boot time). Your modules.conf lines look correct to me.


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