Subject: Re: Userland PPP
To: Andrew Gillham <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/18/1999 08:13:40
On Thu, 18 Feb 1999 02:34:43 -0500 (EST)
Andrew Gillham <email@example.com> wrote:
> I'd like to run PPP over an ip connection. In particular over a port
> redirected via ssh to a machine at work. Our current pppd will only
> run over a tty device, AFAICT. If it is possible to run ppp over a
> socket without the userland ppp implementation, I would like to know
> about it!
I know people have done this; i.e. a pty works as well as a real tty.
Anyhow, I'm working on some changes for pppd (and the kernel) that
will initially support PPPoE, but doing PPP-over-IP should be a simple
step after that.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>