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Re: Checking if the network is up

>>>>> "M" == Maarten Boekhold <boekhold@cindy.et.tudelft.nl> writes:

>> I just have my ip-up script (it's a ppp config script, see man
>> pppd) touch a file in /usr/local/etc/ppp when I connect, and
>> ip-down remove the file when I disconnect.  Then I can just check
>> for the existence of that file, and know if I'm connected.
>> Alternatively, you could

M> doesn't work if the connection is dropped by a bad line or such
M> things.

It does if you also have these set.  


Actually, I think hardware handshaking should handle the problem, but
it doesn't always seem to (grrr).


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