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Re: Checking if the network is up

On Fri, 10 May 1996, Luis Francisco Gonzalez wrote:

> The question is:
> Is there any way of checking whether the network is responding so that I only
> run popclient when it is?

Try this:

#Change ppp0 to the network device (eth0, etc.)
if [ -r /var/run/$DEVICE.pid ]; then
      popclient mail.myisp.com

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