Connecting to L2TP

Karl Auer kauer at biplane.com.au
Tue Feb 26 16:09:39 UTC 2008


On Tue, 2008-02-26 at 08:00 -0800, David Vincent wrote:
> > What do you mean "dial"? Cable is always on...
> 
> It's called a PPPOE connection and just getting a cable router won't
> help unless it supports that type of thing.

Weeell - yes, but they generally do!

> turn up.  I've not setup a PPPOE connection under Linux so unfortunately
> can't help other than to post this link:

I have set up PPPOE, and take it from me it is a great deal easier to
get a cable router. It's also easier to share the link if you don't have
to have one PC on whenever the others want to use the link.

It does seem, however, that the device he mentioned will do all he
needs, with no special software on the Linux side.

Regards, K.

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