Subject: Re: NetBSD master CVS tree commits
To: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@UX2.SP.CS.CMU.EDU>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/16/1996 17:42:13
Chris G Demetriou writes:
> > Well, if you stick to running PPP over async lines, sure.  But there is
> > nothing to stop you from putting in a sync card (and driver) and run PPP
> > over eg. a T1 talkig to a Cisco or something...
> I would say that if you're running PPP over a T1, then your CPU
> probably can't afford to be doing the compression, even if you wanted
> it (which you probably wouldn't).

If you are using your NetBSD machine only as router, and you need more
than T1 bandwidth but can only get a T1 (fairly common) this might in
fact be something you would want.

I think, however, that it should only be conditionally compiled, not a
standard PPP feature.