[plug] setting up redail rules

Christian christian at global.net.au
Thu Apr 8 18:29:08 WST 1999

david.buddrige at mitswa.com.au wrote:
> ok, as I understand it there is a utility related to cron which allows u to
> perform a given command (once off) at a specified time in the future (can't
> remember command name).  whatabout a cron job that regularly checks the ppp
> connection  and, if it is down, initiates this job using above mentioned
> utility at sys-time + 10 minutes?

A better approach would be to start pppd in the background in a script
that loops and after executing pppd (with -detach) it sleeps for x
seconds before looping.



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