Subject: Re: NetBSD vs PPPOE
To: None <>
From: Michael Core <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/25/2002 22:06:12 (Manuel Bouyer) wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 25, 2002 at 03:59:47PM +0300, Ossi Herrala wrote:
> > And for PPPoE you need fast machine. My friend have 10/10Mbps DSL
> I guess this is a typo :) MY adsl router is a sparc IPC which can keep
> up with 512Mb/s at 20% CPU usage with in-kernel pppoe.
> With rp-pppoe I had only half the bandwith at 100% CPU.

I assume the cpu usage depends on the NIC as well. A cheap rtk degrades
the performance more than professional NICs. Especially an ISA NIC
should be slower than a PCI adapter.