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NAME

       sppp_open - open a synchronous PPP or Cisco HDLC link

SYNOPSIS

       int sppp_open  (struct net_device * dev);

ARGUMENTS

       dev    Network device to activate

DESCRIPTION

       Close  down any existing synchronous session and commence from scratch.
       In the PPP case this means negotiating LCP/IPCP and friends, while  for
       Cisco HDLC we simply need to start sending keepalives