Re: [PATCH 0/3] [RFC] Support for ADSL modems

On Fri, 2011-05-06 at 11:58 -0300, José Queiroz wrote:
> 2011/5/6 Pantelis Koukousoulas <pktoss gmail com>
>         Hi, before I leave for, this patch series
>         implements the initial
>         version of the support for ADSL modems in network manager.
>         Notes:
>           * PPPoA-only for now. I hope that PPPoE can be added with
>         not too much trouble
>             as well, if it is possible to just create a new ethernet
>         device for the "nas0"
>             interface that br2684ctl creates and reuse the already
>         existing "wired" device
>             PPPoE support.
>             This way the adsl part can manage the ATM part of the
>         equation just like it
>             does now for PPPoA.
>           * This is the "duct tape and gum" implementation, according
>         to the "first make
>             it work, then make it work right" motto. There are lots of
>         bugs/limitations
>             duplicate code etc but at least it works for me (TM)
>         now :P
>           * My initial patch that added everything at once got bounced
>         for moderation
>             due to its size, so (for size and easier reviewing
>         reasons) I split it to
>             3 patches, in a bisect-friendly way (after each patch, NM
>         builds and does
>             something useful)
>           * I 'm now happily waiting for your comments / advice /
>         testing etc :) :)
>  Hi,
> Maybe this can be a little off-topic, but is there any intent to add
> support to PPPoE over wifi?

Yes, it's planned but we need a bit of internal re-architecture to
handle it.


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]