> an update on my request:
> I tried a script I found in the Handbook for ppp testing, and
> it works great, but the pppdown script does not. Thanks.
>> I currently use kernel ppp to establish my ISP PPP connection
>>using a script very much like the one shown in the handbook using
>>'script' instead of 'kermit'.
>> If anyone has some nice perl, c or awk scripts that will test
>>for a ppp connection, and/or disconnect a pppd connection, I would
>>love to use them. Thanks in advance.
Of course ppp has all this functionality and more :-) Not only can
you run a "down" script (using !bg ... in /etc/ppp/ppp.linkdown), but
you can even talk to your modem with a chat script before closing it.
Quote:> Mark A Cartwright
> HQ SSG/SSXL Lan Administration
> Gunter AFB, AL
Don't _EVER_ lose your sense of humour !