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bsd router distribution

jhu

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is there one? i know picobsd is out but it doesn't have pppoe on it. anyone have a custom disk image w/ pppoe support on it?
 

jhu

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almost, orangeman. i'm probably gettin' greedy here, but i'm already running a customized lrp w/ pppoe (didn't customize it myself) on the router. i was just wondering if there was a bsd equivalent with pppoe support.

i'm sure someone could add pppoe support on a custom freesco distribution but no one's done it yet (that i know of) and i'm too busy.
 

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I'm planning to do a rather slim install of freebsd on a box for a gateway; Rather than using a 'router' distro, I'm just going to use a standard install disk and keep it as slim as possible. If you've got the hard disk space, and the time & energy, this may be an option for you, jhu. Though I'm not entirely sure whether anyone has written PPPoE support for bsd; I've had no will to search for it to date.
 

jhu

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the thing with pppoe support for bsd is that it's in source form (written by roaring penguin). so i'd have to install a freebsd distribution, compile pppoe, then modify a picobsd distro. my router has the harddrive and 5-1/4" drive disconnected for low power consumption.
 

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