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I need to change some configuration after a PPPoE connection has been established. (Change /etc/resolv.conf, add routes.)

I made a script, moved it to the /etc/ppp/ip-up.d/ and made it executable, but it looks like it doesn't run. If I run it manually everything works fine, but I want this process being automated.

So for now I have to run sudo pon provider, and sudo /etc/ppp/ip-up.d/provider.cfg.

How to fix it?

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To see if it actually runs, maybe temporarily add a debugging statement like touch /tmp/last-pppoe-connection to the script? –  Arjan Sep 18 '10 at 6:43
    
My script doesn't run on pppoe connection, but others in ip-up.d folder are. Looks like they must be called from other script, but I don't know what one. ppp documentation doesn't covers this. –  PocketSam Sep 22 '10 at 10:14
    
In /etc/ppp/ip-up there is code: run-parts /etc/ppp/ip-up.d --arg="$1" --arg="$2" --arg="$3" --arg="$4" --arg="$5" --arg="$6" I think that it calls scripts from /etc/ppp/ip-up.d/ folder. But my script doesn't run. –  PocketSam Sep 22 '10 at 10:26
    
Don't know what has happend, but it works now. –  PocketSam Sep 23 '10 at 3:11

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The scripts are run with "run-parts" - see man page:

run-parts runs a number of scripts or programs found in a single directory directory.

Filenames should consist entirely of upper and lower case letters, digits, underscores, and hyphens.

Subdirectories of directory and files with other names will be silently ignored.

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