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 > > > > _______________________________________________ > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > +---------------------------+ | Peter Ulrich Kruppa | | Wuppertal | | Germany | +---------------------------+ _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"