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I have a wired network card connected to a SMC Barricade adsl router/modem. For over a year now I have been using pppoe to manage my broadband connection. Everything I ...
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- 07-21-2008 #1
Amazing discovery! I don't need pppoe after all
Why did no-one tell me this before? All the literature you read suggests that pppoe is the only way to run an adsl connection."I'm just a little old lady; don't try to dazzle me with jargon!"
- 07-21-2008 #2
Whoah! Sorry about that. I've always assumed that people using pppoe was because their router didn't support it! Any broadband I've had through a genuine router rather than some kind of soft modem works automatically on any device once it gets an address. That's PS2, Xbox 360, Linux, BSD, Windows...
Next time someone asks me about PPPoE I'll make sure to ask why
I guess you can now enjoy the benefits of NetworkManager!
- 07-21-2008 #3
- Join Date
- May 2004
- arch linux
lol... yeah, I've not used pppoe in years. I thought it was all pretty much only found in the history books these days.
Glad you were able to escape its boundries.oz