How to issue an "ifup broadband" when this is logged

Aleksander Morgado aleksander at
Tue Feb 7 20:25:01 UTC 2017

On Tue, Feb 7, 2017 at 9:03 PM, Russ Westrem <lspwaterproofing at> wrote:
> Ping scripts which I'm not very fond of.  I dont want a ifup broadband going
> for every time a low priority packet gets dropped.  Also it could take
> almost 10 to 15 seconds before a connection is reestablished.  If i can
> somehow just get the ifup broadband only when the following is logged it
> could be instantaneous.

That is something that can be definitely added; whenever ModemManager
detects a disconnection, we should notify that somehow so that it gets
autoconnected again. I guess the netifd protocol handler should do
that, just monitoring the bearer status for example.

Patches welcome ;)


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