Subject: Re: Routing and PPP...
To: None <>
From: Markus Illenseer <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/29/1998 07:39:45
> Do netmasks work at all with PPP on NetBSD?  I have a dedicated feed to
> a nearby location, and ideally, I'd just like to specify the "correct"
> netmask for the ppp interface, and be done with it, but it looks like I
> need to manually add routes.  Am I missing something obvious?

 Not really missing. pppd knows about the options "defaultroute",
which should be set on the remote machine, and "netmask", which should
be set on both machines - on the ppp interfaces, as well as possible
other interfaces.

Markus Illenseer