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Re: PPP over Ethernet?
- From: Owen DeLong
- Date: Thu Jun 04 16:00:24 1998
Do that with FDX Ethernet, no need to add PPP overhead to it.
> 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...
> 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