[techtalk] chat scripts
Richard H. Fifarek
rfifarek at som.siu.edu
Sun Oct 3 17:55:13 EST 1999
On Sun, 3 Oct 1999, Laurel Fan wrote:
> Is it possible for a chat script to redial if it gets a busy signal? I
> know it gets the BUSY string, since it can do ABORT BUSY just fine, but
> I don't think it can expect two things at once... is there some way to
Typically, folks will write a shell script that handles this.
They check to see whether the connection was made (or dropped) by means
of return code (or some sort of pid file, log file, what have you), and
then restart pppd and chat after a specified amount of time.
Richard H. Fifarek SIU School of Medicine
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