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Bug 298 - Initscripts do not support demand dialing
Initscripts do not support demand dialing
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1998-12-04 10:22 EST by Michael Meissner
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1998-12-06 17:15:21 EST
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Description Michael Meissner 1998-12-04 10:22:02 EST
The initscripts should support demand dialing for ppp
connections (in particular, if you select demand dialing,
the ifup sequence will delete the /var/run/ppp-<iface>.dev
file when run, and when the ppp chat session is eventually
called, it doesn't use the appropriate device to dial out
on).  Given that you rejected my previous bug asking that
diald be supported because of demand dialing, I think you
should really support it then.
Comment 1 David Lawrence 1998-12-06 17:15:59 EST
Our current setup will support demand dialing by add the word demand
to the ppp-options list. You can do this using Linuxconf or netcfg.
Try this and reopen the bug with the description of what
/var/log/messages is reporting after you try to bring up the interface
and then access a network function.

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