Re: Executing a Script every hour
* Christof Hurschler <email@example.com> [2003-10-01 04:41]:
> I set the ppp option "demand" which like you said connects when I try
> to access the network. It terminates the connection after 60 seconds
> of no traffic. It takes maybe 20 seconds to connect (I haven't
> actually timed it), which isn't exactly instantaneous, but much faster
> than my old modem!
That's no kidding. I haven't used dial-up for years, and was very glad
to get away from that! BTW - have you checked the man page/help files
for pppd for examples on how to manually have pppd call out? The docs
should be located in '/usr/share/doc/ppp'.
dave [ please don't CC me ]