DHCP Use (was Re: )

Seth Mattinen sethm at rollernet.us
Sun Apr 25 19:11:38 CDT 2010


On 4/25/10 4:33 PM, Tony Hoyle wrote:
> On 25/04/2010 22:06, Larry Sheldon wrote:
> 
>> The whole idea that DHCP should only be used for (and is absolute proof
>> of the status of) despised-class customers is just nuts.
> 
> 
> I've never seen DHCP used on residential DSL circuits.. it's all PPP (oA
> mostly, and oE if you want) in this country (which the telco picks up
> and sends as L2TP to the DSL provider).  I get alocated my /26 and it
> doesn't matter which LNS I connect to or how I get there (indeed I can
> talk L2TP directly to the provider to connect over 3G etc.).
> 

I have, once, with routed bridged encapsulation instead of PPP.

~Seth




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