Subject: Re: Shutdown and/or restart of SLIP link
To: Alan Bair <email@example.com>
From: Chris A. Mattingly <Chris_Mattingly@ncsu.edu>
Date: 01/08/1995 17:43:56
> I have read through Hubert's Networking FAQ and other postings in the
> NetBSD Newsgroups, but can find nothing to cover this problem. The only
> thing I can do is completely shutdown NetBSD and restart from scratch.
> So I am looking for advice on the following two topics.
> 1. Is there a way to gracefully shutdown a SLIP or PPP connection. This
> could be usefull even if the modem has not lost the connection to
> allow switching connections.
Simply kill the slattach process. It really is that simple.
> 2. If the modem looses connection, is it possible to restablish the modem
> connection and then let SLIP continue operation?
Dunno ... never tried.
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