An ISP of their own (was RE: [rescue] Being jobless)
alaric at caerllewys.net
Mon Jul 28 16:06:44 CDT 2003
On Mon, Jul 28, 2003 at 04:34:24PM -0400, vance at neurotica.com wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Jul 2003, Mike Meredith wrote:
> > > > I know exactly what you mean - the same thing happens with my DSL.
> > > > Sometimes, there will be errors that are enough to cause pppd to
> > > > restart the connection,
> > >
> > > Aargh! PPP over Ethernet is evil .....
> > So how evil does PPP over ATM sound ?
> Doesn't PPP over dialup go over ATM at some point? PPP over dialup over
Both valid points.
OK, let me reword -- I have always considered PPPoE as a DSL connection
implementation to be an unnecessary evil, adding a whole additional
layer of overhead just to save the ISP a little work when you already
have a perfectly good IP transport anyway.
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