Point-to-Point Protocol network interface
interface allows serial lines to be
used as network interfaces using the Point-to-Point
interface can be created at runtime
command or by setting up a
configuration file for
interface can use various types of
compression and has many advantages over the SLIP protocol used by the
- ppp0: afX not supported
- The interface was handed a message with addresses formatted in an
unsuitable address family; the packet was dropped.
The Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP),
RFC 1661, July 1994.
device appeared in
Currently, only the ip(4)
protocol is supported.