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Re: [SLE] dial on demand question-TO option
  • From: Stephen W <winstephen@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 8 May 2004 14:18:52 -0700 (PDT)
  • Message-id: <20040508211852.26647.qmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

--- Bruce Marshall <bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Saturday 08 May 2004 12:13 pm, Stephen W wrote:
> > I have figured out how to set up "dial on-demand"
> but
> > I cannot figure out how to hang-up and leave my
> > browser still running so I can read pages offline.
> >
> > Right now I click on the dial-up icon on the task
> bar
> > and then click on Firebird. When I did the
> > dial-on-demand options in setup it worked fine -
> > except for finding "hang-up on request/demand."
> >
> I'm not familiar with using the dial-up icon (I use
> straight pppd) but was
> there a value for 'Idle time' or the time for the
> line to be idle before it
> is shut down??
> I don't believe there is such a thing as 'hang-up
> on demand'.

Yes, there is a timeout option. However, setting it
for anything less than the max will sometimes shut me
out if I take too long to answer an email - or read a
long doc online... but I may try that again.



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