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Macvlan PPPoE support
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In China, most ISP operators use the PPPoE protocol to access the Internet. In most cases, multiple PPPoE clients are allowed to run on single line simultaneously. Using macvlan to build multiple sub interfaces and using PPPoE, higher bandwidth can be obtained.


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Unknown (require assessment)
Why the issue appeared?
Will be filled on close
Is it a breaking change?
Perfectly compatible

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sunser created this task.Sep 30 2019, 2:34 PM
sunser created this object in space S1 VyOS Public.
hagbard claimed this task.Sep 30 2019, 2:58 PM
hagbard triaged this task as Normal priority.Sep 30 2019, 3:02 PM
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@sunser Did you try: set interfaces ethernet eth1 vif <vlanid> ... already?

Tested, if using Vif requires more physical lines, and switches can use Vif mode PPPoE dialing, using macvlan does not require additional equipment

Can you please clarify. What is Vif mode dialing and what has a vlan id to do with multiple physical lines? Does that mean your problem is solved?

hagbard changed the task status from Open to On hold.Dec 12 2019, 6:11 PM

@sunser Can you please clarify if you still encounter that issue?

pasik added a subscriber: pasik.Dec 12 2019, 8:39 PM