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Re: bridge between ppp and ethernet - 1 IP address and assign it to anot

To: Mark Smith <random@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: bridge between ppp and ethernet - 1 IP address and assign it to another host
From: jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 07 Mar 2005 07:39:59 -0500
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I actually havent quiet figured what you guys are talking about.
Did i misunderstand or is it as simple as having ethernet on one (LAN)
side and ppp on other (wan) side?

cheers,
jamal

On Sun, 2005-03-06 at 00:01, Mark Smith wrote:
> Hi Ben,
> 
> (sorry for not preserving the message thread id, I'm not subscribed to netdev)
> 
> "What we're trying to do is a lot like building a bridge between ethernet and
> ppp, but not quite."
> 
> I've thought doing this sort of thing would be quite useful, in
> particular if the Linux box could also perform firewalling on the
> "bridged" traffic. 
> 
> 
> 
> Regards,
> Mark.


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