Re: Hmm... My idea

From: Orasis (
Date: 03/29/96

Well, why don't you do what must of us do w/o timeout ISP's, write a cron 
script that pings an address every ten minutes so that you are never 

-Justin Chapweske                                  
"Being rich is usually better than being stupid."  orasis@ ( 4800)

On Fri, 29 Mar 1996, Hades wrote:

> I was just reading all the posts about cron and whatnot, and had an idea and
> a question.
> I have a PPP link, which died if there is no actuivity after 20 mions, or
> sometuimes the damn thing just hangs up. I need to know how to set up a cron
> script that if the ppp is not up, to reboot the machine. I have the ppp
> start up when the machine turns on, SO...
> See, if it hangs up, sometimes it won't do squat (the modem) unless the pc
> reboots, hence the reboot option.
> Also in that script, or anmother, I need it to start the mud from the mud
> account if it's not running. (after the reboot)
> Any suggestions?
> Hades who ism pissed he deleted those emails.

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