script to monitor internet connection

Rowdy rowdy at
Mon Jan 9 11:56:59 PST 2006

Brian John wrote:
> this is dsl.  Sorry, I should have specified that in the beginning. 
> Periodically my dsl modem will lose it's signal, I want to see just
> how often this is happening.

If your DSL uses PPPoE then the ppp.linkup and ppp.linkdown scripts will
be triggered when the link comes up or goes down respectively.  See
ppp(8) for details and /usr/share/examples/ppp for examples.


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