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PPTP doesnt work with ubuntu
#1
Hello
I have been trying to setup VPN with PPTP but it fails with following messages.
It says ppp_generic could not be found but i have no much question how i should do with this.
It is appreciated if i can have any advise from experts.

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 6月 12 11:37:13 localhost.localdomain pptpd[6912]: CTRL: Client 126.255.202.174 control connection started
 6月 12 11:37:13 localhost.localdomain pptpd[6912]: CTRL: Starting call (launching pppd, opening GRE)
 6月 12 11:37:13 localhost.localdomain pppd[6913]: Couldn't open the /dev/ppp device: No such device or address
 6月 12 11:37:13 localhost.localdomain pptpd[5651]: modprobe: FATAL: Module ppp_generic not found in directory /lib/modules/3.10.101-4-pine64-longsleep
 6月 12 11:37:43 localhost.localdomain pptpd[6912]: CTRL: EOF or bad error reading ctrl packet length.
 6月 12 11:37:43 localhost.localdomain pptpd[6912]: CTRL: couldn't read packet header (exit)
 6月 12 11:37:43 localhost.localdomain pptpd[6912]: CTRL: CTRL read failed
 6月 12 11:37:43 localhost.localdomain pptpd[6912]: CTRL: Reaping child PPP[6913]
 6月 12 11:55:06 localhost.localdomain pptpd[5651]: /usr/sbin/pppd: Please load the ppp_generic kernel module.
 6月 12 11:55:06 localhost.localdomain pppd[6913]: Please load the ppp_generic kernel module.
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Thanks!
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#2
(06-11-2016, 10:57 PM)escovedo Wrote: Hello
I have been trying to setup VPN with PPTP but it fails with following messages.
It says ppp_generic could not be found but i have no much question how i should do with this.
It is appreciated if i can have any advise from experts.

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 6月 12 11:37:13 localhost.localdomain pptpd[6912]: CTRL: Client 126.255.202.174 control connection started
 6月 12 11:37:13 localhost.localdomain pptpd[6912]: CTRL: Starting call (launching pppd, opening GRE)
 6月 12 11:37:13 localhost.localdomain pppd[6913]: Couldn't open the /dev/ppp device: No such device or address
 6月 12 11:37:13 localhost.localdomain pptpd[5651]: modprobe: FATAL: Module ppp_generic not found in directory /lib/modules/3.10.101-4-pine64-longsleep
 6月 12 11:37:43 localhost.localdomain pptpd[6912]: CTRL: EOF or bad error reading ctrl packet length.
 6月 12 11:37:43 localhost.localdomain pptpd[6912]: CTRL: couldn't read packet header (exit)
 6月 12 11:37:43 localhost.localdomain pptpd[6912]: CTRL: CTRL read failed
 6月 12 11:37:43 localhost.localdomain pptpd[6912]: CTRL: Reaping child PPP[6913]
 6月 12 11:55:06 localhost.localdomain pptpd[5651]: /usr/sbin/pppd: Please load the ppp_generic kernel module.
 6月 12 11:55:06 localhost.localdomain pppd[6913]: Please load the ppp_generic kernel module.
-----

Thanks!
I want to first apologize for not replying to the post as the expert you are looking for. I am using debian 7-1-16 and getting
Code:
Couldn't open the /dev/ppp device: No such device or address
/usr/sbin/pppd: Please load the ppp_generic kernel module.

I believe we have the same problem.
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#3
(10-01-2016, 04:19 PM)mus1c Wrote:
(06-11-2016, 10:57 PM)escovedo Wrote: Hello
I have been trying to setup VPN with PPTP but it fails with following messages. [CUT]
I want to first apologize for not replying to the post as the expert you are looking for. I am using debian 7-1-16 and getting
Code:
Couldn't open the /dev/ppp device: No such device or address
/usr/sbin/pppd: Please load the ppp_generic kernel module.

I believe we have the same problem.

I've solved the issue by building the kernel from sources after enabling the ppp_generic module.

Follow this link to compile a new kernel: https://github.com/umiddelb/armhf/wiki/H...ARM-device

Remember to enable PPP modules; point 6 here: https://archlinuxarm.org/forum/viewtopic...=29&t=29722

If you need more detailed information let me know.
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