On Thu, 27 Aug 1998, Stefan Frank wrote:
> BTW, does anybody know how to check in a bash script, wheter a PPP
> connection is already up ? The /var/run/ppp0.pid file is already created
> when the modem is still dialing the phone number.
Here's another solution-- a script I wrote to do what you're asking.
# script written by pmf to check if a ppp connection has been set up after pon
echo Checking ppp connection...
while ! grep ppp0 /proc/net/route > /dev/null
do sleep 1s
echo PPP connection now set up!