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Re: finding status of pppd in demand mode



also sprach John Hasler <john@dhh.gt.org> [2002.07.16.0613 +0200]:
> > Why don't you just ping the upstream router?
> 
> Because that will bring the link up if it is down.  The goal is to
> determine the status of the link without changing it.

Right, but there's also pppd's active-filter, so echo-request in my
case actually wouldn't cause a link-up event.

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