Subject: Re: NetBSD vs. PPPoA (with native IPv6)
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Steve Woodford <>
List: regional-london
Date: 05/03/2006 16:38:13
On Wednesday 03 May 2006 15:29, Matthias Scheler wrote:

> Searching for a better solution I found the Linksys ADSL2MUE. Besides
> being a very simple ADSL router it can also act in "Bridge Mode".
> While running in this mode it will look out for PPPoE (PPP over
> Ethernet) packets on its ethernet interface and send them out as
> PPPoA (PPP over ATM) packets over its ADSL interface and vice versa.

Sounds nice. Though I assume your MTU suffers?

> This setup works reliable and fast
> (getting the ADSL router out of the IP routing improved ping times by
> a few milliseconds)

Out of interest, what is your current ping time?

Cheers, Steve