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Re: [SLE] DSL PPPO and Bell Atlantic ( as well as swbell.net)
  • From: samelash@xxxxxxxxxxxxx (Samy Elashmawy)
  • Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2000 13:40:46 +0000
  • Message-id: <3.0.3.32.20000421134046.010709b8@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>



At 12:37 PM 4/21/2000 -0500, Ben Rosenberg wrote:
>Yes, what I was told is that people were hooking their DSL router/modem
>into the hub as well as the boxes so they all got separate ips and it
>was filling everything up to the point that other users were refused.
>This is also a bit of laziness on their peoples part ... they could have
>set it up so that customers couldn't do this...but they decided to go
>with pppoe. I am so glad that I have "Enhanced" DSL w/ static ips and I
>am about .8 miles from the CO...damn nice connection.

Forgive my ingnorance , but whats wrong with pppoe ?

Cant you just use linux to ip masq the network on to one ip ?

>just my 0.02
>> Abused it? How? PacBell, another SBC company, couldn't care less if I
>> hooked up a bunch of computers on my one PPPoE connection. What's
>> stopping people from just doing NAT with the PPPoE connection? Or is that
>> not their point?
>>
>> Is it because all the abusive users were taking up more than one IP via
>> DHCP?
>
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