If you are fortunate enough to have a semi permanent connection to the net and
would like to have your machine automatically redial your PPP connection if it
is lost then here is a simple trick to do so.
Configure PPP such that it can be started by the root user by issuing the
that you have the `-detach
' option configured in your
file. Then, insert the following line into your
file, down with the getty
This will cause the init
program to spawn and monitor the
program and automatically restart it if it dies.