[pptp-server] Kernel panic with 2.4.17-2.4.19pre2 + Win98 client

Charlie Brady charlieb at e-smith.com
Sat Mar 16 10:35:55 CST 2002

On Sat, 16 Mar 2002, Frank Cusack wrote:

> Not really.  You didn't mention if you were forcing MPPE or not.  Assuming
> you are, the MPPE code path does not use zlib.  It could only be an issue if
> your clients negotiate deflate compression.

If I understand correctly, MPPE and deflate are mutually exclusive. So if 
you force MPPE then deflate won't be used.

BTW, if you are using kernel modules, then you can build a new deflate 
module with corrected zlib code without rebuilding the whole kernel.

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