From: Karl Jeacle (karl at domain jeacle.ie)
Date: Mon 09 Sep 2002 - 18:06:06 IST
On Mon 09 Sep 02, 17:46:38 +0100, Vincent Cunniffe wrote:
> The main problem is trying to get them supporting routed mode :
> whatever eircom is doing doesn't like that at all. Eircom cannot
> even get their own equipment running it properly, so you have to
> run it in bridged mode and use a software PPPOE stack on a
It's not a question of eircom not being able to do X, Y or Z. If
you don't configure your equipment to match the eircom service
offering, then of course it's not going to work for you!
The i-stream service uses a very common network configuration of
PPPoE over RFC1483 bridged ethernet on ATM PVC 8/35. Routing is
done (as always) at the IP layer once the PPPoE session is up.
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