Subject: Re: Shutdown and/or restart of SLIP link
To: Alan Bair <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Markus Illenseer <markus@TechFak.Uni-Bielefeld.DE>
Date: 01/10/1995 15:18:39
On Jan 8, 2:41pm, Alan Bair wrote:
> 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.
Either kill the slattach command or try 'ifconfig sl0 down'.
> 2. If the modem looses connection, is it possible to restablish the modem
> connection and then let SLIP continue operation?
Yes, use normal modem/terminal-program to restablish the connection and
then start slip on the other side. The probable problem will be that your
slip-provider offers dynamic IP and not static IP-Numbers. Hence you
need to reset/reconfigure the entire network config.