[pptp-server] HELP pptpd shat itself.
Administrator at josims.com
Wed Jul 10 02:40:43 CDT 2002
I also had this problem (messages.2:Jun 26 14:40:59 Gateway pptpd:
GRE: read(fd=5,buffer=804d940,len=8196) from PTY failed: status = -1 error =
Input/output error) when using the pppd rpm (ppp-mppe-2.4.1-4.i386.rpm) from
http://sourceforge.net/projects/poptop/, I went back to a pppd rpm I found
elsewhere (ppp-2.4.1-3mppe.i386.rpm) and it works ok again now, I notice the
latest pppd rpm on sourceforge page is now ppp-mppe-2.4.1-5.i386.rpm (notice
the -5) , perhaps that version fixes the problem? How did you fix it ?
From: Matthew Gavin [mailto:matt at tempo.com.au]
Sent: 10 July 2002 07:24
To: PPTPD User Group
Subject: RE: [pptp-server] HELP pptpd shat itself.
> Without going into too much detail, we yesterday had one of our Techs
> # rpm -Uvh pptpd-1.1.3-1.rpm
> This was apparently downloaded from
> The above command did not affect pptpd until we restarted the server
> this morning for an unrelated issue. We had a perfectly working PoPToP
> version 1.0.0 before this.
Ok further to my above frantic email, I found that PPPD was not running
correctly. All is ok, for now...
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