PPP(4) Device Drivers Manual PPP(4)

pppPoint-to-Point Protocol network interface

pseudo-device ppp

The ppp interface allows serial lines to be used as network interfaces using the (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).

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

inet(4), pppoe(4), pppx(4), hostname.if(5), ifconfig(8), netstart(8), pppd(8), pppstats(8)

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

The ppp device appeared in OpenBSD 1.2.

February 28, 2024 OpenBSD 7.5