Possibly stupid question
robmel at innotts.co.uk
Sat Aug 5 13:28:04 BST 2000
At 10:58 am +0100 5/8/00, Mark Ovens wrote:
>On Sat, Aug 05, 2000 at 08:54:18AM +0100, Robin Melville wrote:
>> At 7:01 pm +0100 4/8/00, Mark Ovens wrote:
>> >On Fri, Aug 04, 2000 at 05:51:05PM +0100, Robin Melville wrote:
>> >... having moved to ntlworld I now find that
>> > > dial-on-demand ppp insists on redialling automatically whenever a
>> > > timeout occurs.
>> > > set reconnect 3 5
>> >Er, it's doing so because you are telling it to
>> Dah... that *is* dumb of me. NTL world has a 5 min timeout, my
>> previous provider was 7 mins, that's why it started happening after
>> the switch.
>I use NTL too. Do I take it that you run something every 6.5 mins or
>so to prevent it timing out? I have fetchmail(1) check for new mail
>every 2 minutes.
Yes. I also use fetchmail.
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