Slackware pppoe autoreconnect

For a long time I had a lame problem on a server, that when the pppoe adapter fell off, it didn't hook itself. The decision, as usual, is trivial, it was just a matter of laziness and a few magical movements. 5 minutes

#!/bin/bash

PPP_DEV=$(ifconfig | grep -c ppp)

if [ $PPP_DEV -gt 0 ]
then
 echo -e "\n PPPoE still connected \n"
else
 echo -e "\n PPPoE is dropped \n"

 if  ! ping -c 2 -q 'abv.bg' &> /dev/null
 then
    /usr/sbin/pppoe-stop &
    sleep 4
 fi

 /usr/sbin/pppoe-start &
fi

The script is absolutely spartan but it works. Otherwise, in principle, the slackware itself has an option in the conf of the pppoe to reconnect only when the line breaks down, but a chance.

2 comments

  1. Suggestion for light optimization.
    if ! `grep ppp /proc/net/dev &>/dev/null` || \
    ! `ping -c 2 -q abv.bg &>/dev/null` ; then
    echo “PPPoE Not working.”
    be

    not sym sure whether not layers one otrivanie in more , ama shte siprolichi 😉

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