Subject: Re: Final plug for extra utilities
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Gary Duzan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/02/2006 03:16:36
In article <email@example.com>,
Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
=>On Fri, 1 Sep 2006 22:06:05 -0400, "matthew sporleder"
=>> > userppp:
=>> > This is really the ifconfig and dhclient of the dialup/pppoe world.
=>> > The first and most basic task in setting up a NetBSD box is to get
=>> > it connected to the Internet. This package makes it possible and
=>> > fast not matter what means are available.
=>> I agree with this.
=>What's wrong with the kernel ppp? No pppoe?
That can't be it. See pppoe(4), pppoectl(8). I was using it a
couple years ago when I had DSL. It isn't necessarily the easiest
thing to use, though, and I don't remember if sysinst includes an
option to set it up.