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Re: t-dsl

Linux Newbie <linuxsup@dr.com> writes:

> 	This may sound like a silly question, but what is the
> use/purpose of PPP over Ethernet? Why is it better than setting up a
> connection with ifconfig eth0?

It's not better, it's very silly. But there are reasons. The one used
here in germany: Most consumers are used to pay per minute so the
Deutsche Telekom don't want DSL to be paid per Byte. But to count the
time online you need some extra tool and so PPP is used.

Until the next mail...,

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