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Re: ppp/ip-up vs. network/if-up



On Wednesday 13 October 2004 08.30, Thomas Hood wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-10-12 at 23:28, Robert Collins wrote:
> > Does it hook into ppp to handle persistent ppp connections? (i.e.
> > adsl).
>
> I am not sure what you mean.
>
> The new ifupdown uses pppd's updetach option.  Run with this option,
> pppd only exits after it has made a connection.  Since ifup runs "up"
> commands only after pppd exits, "up" commands only get run after the
> connection has been made.

I think Robert thought about if the scripts are rerun if pppd loses 
connection and reconnects - typically with a different IP.

cheers
-- vbi

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