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Re: PPP over Ethernet?
Nah, They never heard of virtual circuits. Seriously, PPP over IP is a way of building a cheap VPN. The thing is that SSH already does that job much better. At 10:05 PM 6/3/98 -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: >I guess the poster wants to connect two ethernet cards directly to >each other using a crossover cable. This could save the ethernet >overhead. Plus it would probably make for easier bonding of multiple >paralell links. Could be interesting... > >Dirk > >On Wed, Jun 03, 1998 at 11:40:22PM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote: >> >> Zachary DeAquila writes: >> > Anyone ever heard anything about PPP over Ethernet? Is there an >> > encapsulation standard for it? >> >> The idea sounds highly bogus. PPP is a way of adding packetization and >> content types to a serial link. Ethernet has both already. Besides, >> PPP is a point to point thing, an ethernet is a bus. >> >> .pm > ___________________________________________________ Roeland M.J. Meyer, ISOC (InterNIC RM993) e-mail: <mailto:email@example.com>firstname.lastname@example.org Internet phone: hawk.mhsc.com Personal web pages: <http://www.mhsc.com/~rmeyer>www.mhsc.com/~rmeyer Company web-site: <http://www.mhsc.com/>www.mhsc.com/ ___________________________________________ SecureMail from MHSC.NET is coming soon!