Jesse Tie Ten Quee highos at highos.com
Sun Dec 3 02:05:19 PST 2000


On Sun, Dec 03, 2000 at 10:50:40AM +0100, Jean-François Le Ray wrote:
> Where you see that the default route has been added by ppp.
> Do you know when setting a default route through eth0 is mandatory ?

Yes, it wasn't for you DHCP or PPPoE or PPP users, this was for your
average LAN user.

All those clients do that stuff for you, when you have todo it the
manual way, it's just an extra two steps.

ifconfig eth0 <ip> boardcast <boardcast> netmask <netmask>
route add default gw <gateway> metric 1

Jesse Tie Ten Quee - highos at highos dot com

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