Subject: Re: in-kernel pppoe success !
To: None <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/01/2001 19:55:59
In article <>,
	Martin Husemann <> 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.

	Kind regards

Matthias Scheler