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Re: How to preseed install via pppoe (for A-DSL)?

Op 22-05-2008 om 16:50 schreef Josef Wolf:
> On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 03:05:13PM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> > No. You currently use either ppp-udeb or netcfg, never both. If you use 
> > ppp-udeb, the PPPoE interface is expected to be your primary (and in most 
> > cases only) network interface.
> But wasn't ppp originally intended to connect multiple networks?  In
> this (IMHO _very_ common) scenario you would always have at least two
> interfaces: ppp to the provider and a statically configured interface
> to the local network.  Further, you would probably provide DHCP/DNS
> servers (e.g. via dnsmasq) for the local network.  This gives the
> setup I mentioned above.

FWIW: I can imagion such configurations.

> I don't see the point in having ppp as your one and only interface.
> Is this scenario really _that_ common?
> Who would want to use such a setup?

At least the person who implented the ppp-udeb.

Feel free to modify either netcfg, ppp-udeb or both...

Geert Stappers

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