What is LFS anyway?
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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