ADSL: Using mpd(8) for PPPoE
kris at obsecurity.org
Mon Jun 9 05:52:54 PDT 2003
On Mon, Jun 09, 2003 at 03:23:39PM +0930, Rob wrote:
> If I can't get mpd(8) to work, I won't have a choice :-)
> The difference between them (as far as I can tell) is that mpd keeps all
> the actual packet handling out of userland, so there's less overhead.
> I've only got 512k/128k ADSL on a Pentium 166, so it doesn't sound like
> ppp(8) will be a bottleneck, based on your experience.
I'd expect you'd never even notice the CPU load. I don't.
> I'm trying mpd because it looks like the 'cleaner' approach - on the
> other hand, it seems to be the minority choice in terms of general
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