Subject: Re: in-kernel pppoe success !
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matthias Scheler <email@example.com>
Date: 11/01/2001 19:55:59
In article <200111011947.fA1JlMd01537@night-porter.duskware.de>,
Martin Husemann <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I have some (more philosophical) problems with MSS clamping per se,
MSS clamping is not necessary in an ideal network. But the Internet isn't
an ideal networking. Their broken TCP/IP stacks and incorrectly configured
routers out there.
> ... but since it seems to be usefull for some people ...
The MSS clamping support "rp-pppoe" makes even Cisco VPN software work
flawlessly on a machine behind a NetBSD router. Many hardware router
fail to do so.
Matthias Scheler http://scheler.de/~matthias/