Advanced Installation Guide: add installing over PPPoE
rpratt1950 at earthlink.net
Tue Apr 8 14:00:45 UTC 2003
Rob Lahaye wrote:
> Instead of having PPPoE install guidelines info on a remote website,
> why not adding this to the handbook? The "Advanced Installation Guide"
> section would be the best place for this.
> The site I'm talking about is:
I presume that the PPPoE install worked for you. In general, I agree
that the documentation should be in a central site. I've not added
this to the Handbook primarily because its not an "officially"
supported installation method.
Typically this method is only needed is in a situation that a user
with PPPoE does not have a cd burner. To my knowledge, I think it
has come up on the lists twice in the past year so its not a common
I would prefer to see this option added to Sysinstall so that it is
more straightforward and does not produce warnings/errors that have
to be ignored. I'm not a coder but I suspect that adding anything
to Sysinstall causes problems with fitting it on the floppies.
The method I've described in the document is a kludge at best. It
is just rough notes I kept while experimenting and I've not gotten
back to cleaning them up.
What does everyone think? Should we add something to the Handbook
or should I just do some clean up and leave them where they are at?
My initial reaction is to not set any precedent of including
unsupported methods in the Handbook.
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