/etc/ppp/ip-up not working

Daniel Brewer d.brewer at ucl.ac.uk
Thu Aug 8 05:32:01 PDT 2002

Thanks for putting me straight on the mandrake side of things.
I am not using wvdial just pppd with scripts taken from PPP-HOWTO (I 


>>>> Hello,
>>>> I have a dialup account and I have got it to work with
>>>> lfs using just ppp.  After reading a bit I found that
>>>> there is a file called /etc/ppp/ip-up that is supposed
>>>> to be executed when pppd go up but this does not seem
>>>> to work.  I have made the ip-up executable by all but
>>>> that does not help.  Is there any options you need to
>>>> set?
> If you use wvdial, you don't need ip-up, just /etc/wvdial.conf & the 
> basic
> /etc network files. Watch yourself here.
> Mandrake uses  a different setup, /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts 
> instead of
> LFS's  ~/network-devices, and different filenames all over the place. 
> Go back
> to the book, and think it out again.
> --
> 	Regards,
> 	Declan Moriarty

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