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Re: PPP over Ethernet?
- From: Jay R. Ashworth
- Date: Thu Jun 04 10:09:21 1998
On Wed, Jun 03, 1998 at 11:57:51PM -0700, Bill Woodcock wrote:
> The standard for PPP over Ethernet is L2TP. The pre-standard proprietary
> implementations were L2F and PPTP, from Cisco and Microsoft, respectively.
> I believe you'll find Internet Drafts on all three.
> The idea is neither "highly bogus" nor used in association with 10Base-T
> cross-over cables. It's used to tunnel ATCP, IPCP, IPXCP, et cetera over
Yes, Bill, but over _IP_... not over a _raw_ ethernet cable; as Vijay
pointed out, the Ethernet cards are going to apply some sort of L2
ethernet framing regardless of what you feed them; the original poster
appeared to want to run PPP at layer 2, instead of it's customary layer
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