[all variants] Which type of adsl configuration are you using & why?

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http://ubuntuforums.org – As we all know there are two ways one can configure adsl modem/router ---- (1) pppoe & (2) bridge mode. I used pppoe mode for over 4 years. Now I connect using bridge mode. Why? There are both advantages & disadvantages in both the configuration types. pppoe Advantage In pppoe mode the main advantage is (in most cases) the adsl router's inbuilt firewall provides a primary line of defense against any kind of intrusion attempts from the internet. Your OS's software firewall is (HowTos)