Somewhere around then,
"Chris Knipe" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I was just wondering, I run ppp from rc.conf with -ddial, and it is
> > working brilliantly. However,
> > I need to change ppp configurations quite frequently, is there a
> > quick way to tell ppp to reload
> > the configuration without killing it?

On Sun, 14 Mar 2004 17:18:03 -0500
"JJB" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> probably wrote:

> Killall ppp  followed by ppp -ddial xxxxxxx

Chris said without killing it.

Many of the configuration values are only used at negotiation
time. Those, you norrmally can't change without reopening the
link. The STD on PPP implies that it should be possible to renegotiate
the link without physically dropping carrier (by sending an LCP packet,
for instance), but I doubt ppp supports it (and I don't really think it

What are you trying to do?

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