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PPP(4)                   BSD Kernel Interfaces Manual                   PPP(4)

NAME
     ppp -- Point-to-Point Protocol network interface

SYNOPSIS
     pseudo-device ppp

DESCRIPTION
     The ppp interface allows serial lines to be used as network interfaces
     using the Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP).

     A ppp interface can be created at runtime using the ifconfig pppN create
     command or by setting up a hostname.if(5) configuration file for
     netstart(8).

DIAGNOSTICS
     ppp0: afX not supported  The interface was handed a message with
     addresses formatted in an unsuitable address family; the packet was
     dropped.

SEE ALSO
     inet(4), hostname.if(5), ifconfig(8), netstart(8), pppd(8), pppstats(8)

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

HISTORY
     The ppp device appeared in OpenBSD 1.2.

BUGS
     Currently, only the ip(4) protocol is supported.

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