auto restarting a ppp connection

Paul A. Hoadley paulh at
Fri May 2 18:12:04 PDT 2003

On Fri, May 02, 2003 at 09:44:33PM +0800, Paul Hamilton wrote:

> I have tried to put the whole routine into a script, ie, find the
> pid, kill it, wait, then restart the ppp connection.  The idea, was
> that I could link it with a ping tester, then when I miss 'x' number
> of pings, restart the connection.  This is what I used:-

Here is a script Aaron Hill wrote that does precisely that:

Run it with cron as frequently as you like.  Instructions for
customising it are on that page.


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