What is LFS anyway?

Eric Eric at I-Dont-Have-Email.com
Wed May 12 14:38:08 PDT 2004


bryan at kadzban.is-a-geek.net wrote:
> On Tue, May 11, 2004 at 11:03:36AM -0400, Don Smith wrote:
> 
>>I have to agree completely with Ken here. BTW, people are moving away 
>>from dialup to always on connections and therefore will never need pppd.
> 
> 
> Unless, of course, that always-on connection is DSL.  In which case,
> they'll need pppd for PPPoE.

Not everbody uses PPPoE, my DSL provider uses DHCP in my area.

> 
> But even with that, I don't personally think that either pppd or dhcpcd
> (or whatever DHCP client) is necessary in the base book.  I think the
> best idea is a note like the one in Jeroen's post and the Wiki -- tell
> the user that we only build support for a static IP, and if they need
> something else, to look at BLFS.



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