On Thu, 22 Apr 2004, Jorn Argelo wrote:

> I believe it's dialup service for DSL lines (Point to Point Protocol over
> ethernet daemon? Just a wild guess though)
Yes it is. But you don't use it directly, it is a part of the ppp
"package".

Uli.
> So if you have a DSL line which
> requires the user to dial in, you'll need PPPoed. Otherwise, if your ISP
> gives you an peminent IP address, you can just set your interface to DHCP or
> anything else the ISP requires.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Jorn
>
> On Thursday 22 April 2004 15:11, JJB wrote:
> > I read the man pppoed, but that is so cryptic I got nothing out of
> > it.
> >
> > What is the purpose of PPPoed?
> >
> > Who are the typical users?
> >
> > How is this different than using ppp with
> > 'set device PPPoE:XXX' in the ppp.conf
> >
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