Subject: Re: PPP questions (ahem)
To: NetBSD Current <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Matthias Scheler <email@example.com>
Date: 08/08/1996 20:03:31
you wrote in <199608081147.OAA08683@pyy.jmp.fi>:
> I want to replace getty with pppd. What options do I have to specify to
> get login/passwd authentication (I don't want any fancy stuff, just that
> the client has to supply the same login name and password as in
AFAIK you can't use "pppd" this way.
> Is there an option which would make pppd monitor the connection and drop
> and restart it if it broken? Sometimes my PPP link just hangs - the
> modems are still off-hook and everything looks ok, but no data is sent
> to the modem.
I wrote a watchdog script which does this job. If you want to have it tell