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Re: Any PPP-connection keeping utility ?

On Mon, 6 Jan 1997, Lawrence Chim wrote:

> > I put this in my /etc/ppp/ip-up script:
> > 
> > ping -i 120 $5 > /dev/null 2>&1 &
>                ^
>                |
>                what is it?  not found in man page

That is the remote IP.  $5 is the "fifth command line variable"
when ip-up is called.  It will turn into a real IP address when ip-up is
run correctly.

                              Daniel Stringfield  
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