Subject: Re: PPP/Chat redial capability?
To: Jeremy Cooper <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/16/1998 10:47:43
On Thu, 15 Jan 1998, Jeremy Cooper wrote:

> On Thu, 15 Jan 1998 wrote:
> > [ would like pppd or chat to redial a few times before giving up ]
> Pppd allows you to specify any program or shell script to be used as the
> 'connect' program.  It needn't be chat itself.  This is very handy for
> exotic dial-in cases like SecureID (tm) and other dynamic authentication
> procedures.  It also works well for special needs like yours.

Another option would be to grab the ppp kits off of, in
pub/NetBSD/contrib/ppp. They'll redial for you.

Take care,