Subject: Re: NetBSD vs PPPOE
To: Robert F Schaefer <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/25/2002 20:25:19
On Tue, Jun 25, 2002 at 10:18:06AM -0400, Robert F Schaefer wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 25, 2002 at 07:13:12AM -0400, Robert Schaefer wrote:
> > Read
> > http://netbsd.org/Documentation/network/pppoe/
> > and that should explane how to use kernel land PPPoE. You'll need 1.5Z
> > or newer kernel.
> Is one kernel preferred over another? I haven't kept track 'em, but I
> don't want to get bit with a bug that everyone else knows about.
Go with a 1.6_BETA snapshot. That's what I'm running, and it works fine.
> > And for PPPoE you need fast machine. My friend have 10/10Mbps DSL
> > connection with PPPoE and 120MHz Pentium doing routing and it isn't
> > fast enough (it's linux.. ;).
> This is bad news. I've got to route 2-3 boxes throught the connection, and
With the in-kernel pppoe, cpu usage is much less. My router is a sparc IPC
(25 Mhz CPU), and ay 512Mb/s it use only 20% CPU.
Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>