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SubjectRe: Make pppd kill active sockets...
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In muc.lists.linux-kernel, you wrote:
>I was reading here the other day about why when a
>ppp interface goes down, it can be brought back up
>without any of the other levels noticing.
>
>While this may be nice in the general case, in the
>situation where you have a dialup account where
>you never get the same IP twice in a row, it is
>totally useless.
>
>So I was wondering if there was a way to notify
>applications with a connection over the ppp link
>when it goes down, maybe with SIGPIPE, EPIPE or
>a Host Unreachable message.

I plan to release a patch for that soon.


-Andi

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