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    SubjectRe: ppp interface not being dropped
    On 2 Feb 1999, Kirk Reiser wrote:

    > Hello Everyone: I was wondering if anyone else has noticed that
    > sometimes the ppp0 and other ppp interfaces are not getting dropped
    > when the modem disconnects under the newer kernels. Actually, this
    > box is running 2.1.131, so I can't really speak for versions more
    > current than that.
    > If I take the interface down with ifconfig, it comes back up just fine
    > the next time. I have not been able to determine an actual event
    > which causes the problem though.
    There is now a script in /etc/ppp that is used to make networking
    changes when the link comes up or goes down. (/etc/ppp/ip_up,
    /etc/ppp/ip_down). You put whatever you need in there.

    Dick Johnson
    Penguin : Linux version 2.2.1 on an i686 machine (400.59 BogoMips).
    Warning : It's hard to remain at the trailing edge of technology.
    Wisdom : It's not a Y2K problem. It's a Y2Day problem.

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