Brian Somers brian at
Mon Nov 5 15:18:50 GMT 2001

> On Thu, 01 Nov 2001 12:28:39 +0000,
> freebsd-uk-usergroup-local at wrote:
> >
> >Interesting, I'm using "ppp -background", though I don't see what 
> >difference it should make, I'll try ddial just in case.
> Hmm. Using -ddial instead of -background in the boot script does
> indeed seem to make it start up reliably.

-background will go away when the link dies and the reconnect 
settings don't bring it back up again.

-ddial won't stop trying.

> Jim

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