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  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] ppp is being stupid.
  • From: jdnewmMAPSil@dcn.davis.ca.us
  • Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2001 14:59:33 -0700
  • References: 3AD9F18E.E7EA1575@afes.com

On Sun, 15 Apr 2001, Brad Benedict wrote:

> If I type /sbin/ifdown ppp0 my modem will disconnect, but will re-dial
> again in 60 seconds.  Anyone know how to fix this?  Thanks.

I am not familiar with /sbin/ifdown, but I might guess you have
"persist" and/or "demand" in your /etc/ppp/options file.  Demand requires
persist, but if you want to control when it is enabled then you probably
don't want either.

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