ATMC Fiber PPPoE with FreeBSD

It’s been a LONG time since I’ve tried to configure ppp on anything, but my home fiber connection is 1000/100 fiber and none of the routers I’ve tried have been able to fully utilize that speed, so I decided to build my own with some discarded hardware to see if I could improve on that.

tldr; you might need to escape some of the characters in your authkey password

I was able to escape the special chars in my PPPoE password with the \ character, single quotes don’t work, they get passed as-is.

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