What is LFS anyway?

Tushar Teredesai linux_from_scratch at yahoo.com
Tue May 11 11:49:12 PDT 2004


Jerry Gaiser wrote:

>On Tue, 2004-05-11 at 08:03, Don Smith wrote:
>  
>
>>BTW, people are moving away 
>>from dialup to always on connections and therefore will never need pppd. 
>>I do not believe 99% of the people need pppd. Also many people do not 
>>need dhcp (I personally have a router/firewall that does dhcp for me).
>>    
>>
>Careful there...
>
>The penetration of broadband in the US is something like 40%. There's
>still a *lot* of folks accessing the internet via good old copper and
>modems.
>  
>
That stat includes users who don't use Linux, and probably will not in 
the near future. I suspect most  LFSers are on a always-on connection 
with a firewall/router. Would be interesting to get a count of that.

-- 
Tushar Teredesai
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