[plug] Debian ip-up script not running in persist mode?

Adrian Chadd adrian at creative.net.au
Thu Nov 15 02:35:14 WST 2007

On Wed, Nov 14, 2007, Andrew Furey wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a sarge machine with a large number of PPP connections defined
> (VPN links). I'm making extensive use of the ip-up setup to run
> tracking utilities, add routing and NATing for clients behind the
> machine, etc.
> I use the persist option to pppd to redial the links if needed, but I
> find that when they redial automatically, the ip-up (and ip-down)
> scripts don't seem to be running. This is an issue if, for example,
> the link comes back up with a different interface to before...
> I spoke to someone on IRC who seemed to think that it should be
> running them. Can anyone confirm whether theirs do? Any other
> suggestions?

Check the source? I've never used ip-up/ip-down with the persistent
automatic redialling of pppd so I don't know if that'll work.


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