rp-pppoe

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Apr 27 18:21:21 PDT 2006


Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> Looking at ticket 1753,
>> http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/ticket/1753, the upgrade looks
>> pretty easy, but I do not have a PPPoE connection to test the program.
>>
>> I can build and install the new version of the program, but does anyone
>> on the list have a way to test it?
> 
> Yes, but I don't use rp-pppoe for my pppoe connection, just because it
> is an overcomplication (aka: use of a third-party "wizard" where editing
> the configuration file by hand works just as well). See details:
> 
> http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/RP-PPPoE
> http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/PPP

Looking at the ppp wiki page, there is a reference to

# The plugin comes from the "ppp" package
# there's no need to install rp-pppoe
plugin rp-pppoe.so

If the plugin does indeed come from ppp, are you suggesting that we drop
the rp-pppoe page?

  -- Bruce





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