Re: Finding existing PPP connection?

On Wed, 2006-12-13 at 16:06 +0000, Matej Cepl wrote:
> Hi,
> I know there are some attempts to make PPP working with NM, but I have
> slightly more simple answer. Is it possible to *discover* existing PPP
> connection with NM created by other means (i.e., running wvdial in su-ued
> gnome-terminal)? I have incredibly crappy connection (or bad support for
> PCMCIA GPRS card in Linux, I don't know), so it takes me three or four or
> more attempts to get connection, but then it would be nice if NM could
> find out that the connection happened and inform other programs (Epiphany,
> Evolution, etc.) about being connected, and if NM would be able to
> establish VPN connection over that. Is it possible, or I am just dreaming
> RFE?

Probably dreaming for an RFE, sorry :)  There's no really good way I can
think of to detect an already running PPP instance since the pieces just
aren't there to do it well.  Hence the work to make PPP more


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