[oclug] Rogers Keep-alive Script
wombat at hld.ca
Mon Feb 12 15:47:23 EST 2001
/bin/ping -i 10 router > /dev/null &
I chuck that in my /etc/rc.local, or /etc/rc.d/rc.local file.
You could probably make that 10 seconds more like 5 mins, I just can't
be bothered to do it on my machine.
On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 03:24:11PM -0500, Brian Barber wrote:
> My apologies; I forgot to write it down when the discussion was on.
> What are all you Rogers @home users using to keep your connections alive? I
> just put in a Linux firewall/router/DHCP server in for a client and they
> don't have any connectivity until an hour after they get in (i.e., no
> apparent connection despite their best attempts and then it magically comes
> I think it was an hourly cron job that went something like "ping -c ...".
> If that's the case, could you include the syntax?
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