Subject: Re: PPP on demand dial
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Tom T. Thai <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/13/1997 03:52:08
On Fri, 13 Jun 1997, Manuel Bouyer wrote:

> On Jun 12, Tom T. Thai wrote
> > I think I found ppp -auto -alias.. to ppp to dial automatically, but am 
> > still confused as to how does ppp know how to initiate the connection... 
> > should something be running to watch for packets going out to the Net to 
> > start ppp?
> > 
> Yes, and that daemon is call'd pppd :)
> look at pppd(8), and search for "demand"
I found that option on the newer netbsd system. but didn't see it in my 
older 1.0a system. :)