If you think it is Linux, see if there are any programs running
that might cause this. I don't know that much about squid, but
I thought it only cached pages to your local hard drive.
Try the tcpdump program and see if you can find out what is causing
your link to come up.
If you are using the demand dial function in pppd, I don't know
if you have much choice in controlling it. If you are using
diald, then you can mess around with the different rules on what
will and will not bring up your link.
Build a system that even a fool can use, and only a fool will
want to use it.
1. 2.3 -> 2.7 via Dial-up (Re: CVS over 'dropping' dial-ups)
You are better off borrowing/buying/stealing a CD and loading a fresh 2.7
From what I've heard, there are issues with upgrading via CVS. Plus, it's
Trust me. If you don't have the cash (US $30, I believe) you could probably
somebody to copy their 2.7 CD for you (hint,hint). Of course, buying the CD
OBSD 2.8 and higher a possibility, which is a Good Thing.
2. Sec. Vulnerability with VirtualVault
5. Dial on demand: undesired connections
8. XFree 3.1 starts much slower?
12. dial-ups: puzzling results
13. Multiple dial-ups with pppd