>How did you attempt to run the strace? pppd does a fork just after
>starting so it's a bit difficult to run strace on it directly.
>Try attaching strace to the running pppd process after it starts.
>(Check the strace manual page for how to do that.)
You can also use the -detach flag to ppp to stop it forking into the
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