Vram lamsokvr at
Mon Nov 14 02:29:55 UTC 2005

On Sun, 2005-11-13 at 20:55 -0500, 'Forum Post wrote:
> Vram Wrote: 
> > Hi
> > I am on a dial-up.
> > Every four hours my ISP disconnects me..
> > I have persist so my modem just redials.
> > But, for some reason nat or ipmasq goes down and I have to manually
> > restart that...
> > That is the problem.....
> > I would write a script to fix it...
> > But, what would I check to see if nat/ipmasq is running?

>The /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward bit stays set?
>  I don't know what else to check...
> > Any ideas????
> > TIA

> > Vram

> If you are using ppp to connect, you can use the demand option to dial
> on demand.  This way when you get disconnected, it will redial.  Also,
> upon connection scripts in /etc/ppp/ip-up.d/ get run.  Perhaps that is
> where you want to restart ipmasq?
> -- 
> azz

Thank you....

That is really funny.... There is a file <script> there to restart

But for some reason it is not being called....

This calls for further work...

Thanks again..

Now I have a place to start..


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