[plug] setting up redail rules

Leon Brooks leon at brooks.smileys.net
Fri Apr 9 07:50:56 WST 1999

Mark Vandenbos wrote:
> hi ... just a quick question...
> i am an internet user at iinet... and i want get as much use out of th
> system at all .. however, when i get kicked off after my my 2 allocated
> hours for the day i have to wait for about 5 / 10 mins before
> recconnecting... what would be the best way to implement this ?
>  is there a dialer program that will allow me to set this, or is it better
> to set up a "getty" to do this...

In /etc/ppp/options, add:

holdoff 600

This will cause pppd to wait 5 minutes (600 seconds) after disconnect
and then redial automagically.

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 through these many marketing coffee filters, is something not
 unlike plain hot water." -- Matt Welsh

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