Subject: Re: NetBSD vs. Red Hat Linux 5.2 vs. WinNT4
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: HerbalGypsy/justbobthebard <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 04/16/2000 14:33:45
Yep, you are the MAN!
I have not gotten to play yet, been hosing up systems
every chance I get...even hosed my PC and ADSL connection!
Should be able to play this week!!
thanks again

der Mouse wrote:
> >> The only thing that seems to be missing from NetBSD is PPPOE for DSL
> >> usage, but there is this fine lurker who put one together, and [...]
> > Got to clarify, I am NOT the lurker I mentioned [above],
> I suspect I am.  At least, I fit the description, and AFAIK nobody else
> has done PPPoE for NetBSD....
> > I just got him to ship me the source so I could play with it....I
> > don't deserve any credit for it
> I'm not so sure - *someone* got it into pkgsrc, and it sure wasn't me!
> If anyone has any questions about it, I'll be happy to do what I can to
> answer them.  I may not be able to offer real support (unless you are
> prepared to pay me, which of course will get more concentrated
> attention :-), but I think I mostly understand the issues, and unless
> someone else has quietly created a PPPoE for NetBSD and gotten it into
> pkgsrc without my hearing about it, I know the implementation
> relatively well.
>                                         der Mouse
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