Ben Cohen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> I have fixed-rate dialup access from my ISP but only off-peak.  I just
> found out that they let me connect at other times but charge me extra so I
> want to avoid doing this accidentally.
> 
> I'd like to run "ppp -auto" so that I get dial on demand in the evening,
> but stop it connecting in the daytime.  I thought of using a cron job to
> start and stop ppp but is there a more elegant way?

The manual for pppctl(8) has some examples of doing related things via
cron entries...
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