Demand Dialling using
These steps assume you have succsesfully setup ppp->client . Back out of here now, and
do that step first.
Demand dialling refers to your ability to connect to the
internet, on demand, and disconnect at some appropriate time
Pppd contains an option to do this and is simple to set up, IF
you have the right conditions.
The following is the contents of MY /etc/ppp/options file. The
added extras are in bold.
You can choose to have these extras directly in your command
line, in the options file, or some place else. The below is
# drop after 5 mins
#allow redial after 30 secs
THE critical item here
It refers to your hard ip numbers. In this case the LOCAL
address that the ISP will assign me is 1.150 and the REMOTE
address of that ISP is 1.20
IN GENERAL, these can be dummy entries if you have the options
ktune and noipdefault. This allows the ppp daemon
to adjust the kernel to the actual ip's used after