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PPP(4)                       Device Drivers Manual                      PPP(4)

     ppp - point to point protocol network interface

     options PPP_BSDCOMP
     options PPP_DEFLATE
     options PPP_FILTER

     pseudo-device ppp

     The ppp interface allows serial lines to be used as network interfaces
     using the Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP).  The ppp interface can use
     various types of compression and has many features over the SLIP protocol
     used by the sl(4) interface.

     Supported options are:
     options PPP_BSDCOMP   Enable support for BSD-compress (`bsdcomp')
                           compression in ppp.
     options PPP_DEFLATE   Enable support for deflate compression in ppp.
     options PPP_FILTER    This option turns on pcap(3) based filtering for
                           ppp connections.  This option is used by pppd(8)
                           which needs to be compiled with PPP_FILTER defined
                           (the current default).

     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), intro(4), sl(4), pppd(8), pppstats(8)

     The Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP), RFC 1661, July 1994.

     The ppp device appeared in NetBSD 1.0.

     Currently, only the ip(4) and ip6(4) protocols are supported.

NetBSD 10.99                   January 10, 2005                   NetBSD 10.99