Subject: Re: wireless / dhcp
To: None <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: current-users
Date: 02/17/2000 11:32:17
>>> Or "this isn't a physical interface, even though it says

>> Why on earth would anyone think IFF_BROADCAST has anything
>> whatsoever to do with being a "physical interface" (whatever *that*
>> is)?

> If it doesn't say "broadcast", then you can't do DHCP anyway, so it
> didn't matter.

Well...for DHCP purposes, perhaps.

> If you have "ep0" and "ppp0" in your kernel, then dhcp would only try
> on the one that coincidentally also was a physical interface.

In what way is ep0 any more a physical interface than ppp0?  (I guess
what I'm really asking here is, what does "physical interface" mean?)

					der Mouse

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