mpd5 link up

Evilham contact at
Mon Jul 6 10:28:17 UTC 2020

On dl., jul. 06 2020, Evilham wrote:

> On dl., jul. 06 2020, Julien Cigar wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I switched from base ppp to mpd5 for my "home" router/firewall
>> (small
>> APU2C4) as ppp consumes a lot of CPU usage (100% CPU in fact)
>> and is
>> unable to use multiple cores for a single PPPOE connection. It
>> works
>> well but as I have a dynamic IP and a DYNDNS-like hostname I
>> don't see
>> any option in mpd5 to execute a script whenever the IP address
>> changes.
>> There is set "iface up-script" but it is called only 
>> when
>> the
>> interface changes it's state to UP (first connection).
>> This is my configuration:
>> Any idea if I missed something in the documentation?
>> Otherwise, is there a way to detect an address IP changes in
>> devd?
>> Thanks!
>> Julien
> Hi Julien,
> I actually recently did precisely that as well (also on an APU
> :-)).
> This is documented with the port in:
> /usr/local/share/doc/mpd5/mpd28.html
> Cheers, and enjoy the *much* better performance :-)

Crap, hit send too quickly, you already have that; sorry!

I don't recall seeing something like that and my ISP provides 
static addresses so didn't hit that issue.

My approach when I used to have these issues was to have a cron 
job that took care of that :-/.

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