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kyle carter kyle@f...
Thu Feb 13 18:28:36 NZDT 2003


wouldnt the easiest way be to do a ping to the peering point, with a ttl of 1 
hop .. .the only time it could ever work would be if that connection was 
alive?

On Thu, 13 Feb 2003 13:43, Oliver Jones wrote:
>
> A better idea is to find out what your Tempest ADSL pear IP is (the
> DSLAM's router IP).  And force a route to that and ping that IP.
> Getting this IP is easy if you use PPPoE.  In our case our Telecom pear
> IP is displayed with ifconfig:
>
> ppp0      Link encap:Point-to-Point Protocol
>           inet addr:219.88.66.128  P-t-P:219.88.66.254  Mask:255....
>                                    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>


Kyle Carter


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