The line you're looking for is the "tail -f" line below.
Add it just below the line that starts your ppp connection (probably in
The file you want in the tail -f line may be slightly different than
in SUSE (I use RedHat) - It should be whichever file monitors your system's
Hope this helps.
# Next line runs pppd in the background
# Next line monitors the connection in the foreground
tail -f /var/log/messages
# To end a PPP connection, first hit Ctrl C, to end connection
# monitoring, then type ppp-off or whatever you use to end the
>I used to have the commands given by ppp-go being echoed back to the
>screen. I, however,
>screwed up my system and had to reinstall much of the system. Now PPP
>the results are not sent to the screen, thus I am not sure when the
>connection is completed.
>My system is S.u.S.E 5.0 if that makes any difference. I use the basic
>ppp-go and ppp-off
>to dial my ISP.