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Re: PPP over Ethernet?

  • From: Perry E. Metzger
  • Date: Thu Jun 04 00:05:34 1998

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




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