HAL and PPP interfaces

Joe Shaw joeshaw at novell.com
Wed Dec 8 09:50:22 PST 2004

On Wed, 2004-12-08 at 18:56 +0300, Andrei Yurkevich wrote:
> Is it possible to know about appearance/removal of PPP interfaces with 
> HAL? Since hotplug notifies about these interfaces being brought 
> up/down, HAL could listen to that and provide the information about 
> them. If that is not implemented (yet), would anybody be interested if I 
> try to add support for monitoring PPP interfaces with HAL?

I haven't used PPP in a while, so I'm not sure how it works at the
system level, but I think it makes a lot of sense to merge these
properties onto the modem device, similar to how the normal ethernet and
wireless properties are merged onto the network card device.

So I say go for it. :)


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