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 From:  newsletter at theflow dot de (Florian Munz)
 To:  m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch ('m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch ')
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall-dev] Uptime WAN
 Date:  Mon, 10 Jan 2005 15:39:50 +0100
Christiaens Joachim <jchristi at oce dot be> wrote:

> I think the only type of wan-connection which would give us the opportunity
> to monitor the uptime from would be a ppp connection, as there is no
> reliable way to check for connectivity over an ethernet-connection (only if
> there is a cable connected, but not if the modem behind it hasn't lost its
> carrier).

Exactly. PPPoE in my case.

What programm ist responsible for the ppp connection? Maybe the uptime
(or connection time) is already provided by this?