On Fri, 2006-09-01 at 21:14 +0100, Philip Creevy wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-09-01 at 19:35 +0100, Philip Creevy wrote:
> > Hi
> > I have a modem on FC5 to connect to the internet
> > but I want it to hangup after a period of not
> > been used. The standard setting for time out
> > does not appear to work, as if
> > there is still sum activity in the background.
> > So I was thinking of putting a 'at' command
> > in the connect script but am not sure which one
> > it is. The commands ifup and ifdown seen to be
> > used.
> > Any ideas welcome.
> > Philip
> Having read the man on pppd the option I need is
> maxconnect n,
> so I modified the file Eircom in the /etc/ppp/peers/
> directory to read thus,
>> connect "/usr/bin/wvdial --remotename Eircom --chat 'Eircom'"
> maxconnect 60
>> Does this look correct.
> I only used 60 seconds to test but can't do so
> at this time.
>I had a route around in the front end for network
settings and found a place to add pppd options
I put in maxconnect 60 and this seems to work,
I will try a longer time and see how it goes.
I could not find what file this option has been
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