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From: Roy Marples <uberlord@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] How default route should be set by pppd
Date: Sat, 30 Sep 2006 18:13:46
Message-Id: 200609301909.02522.uberlord@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] How default route should be set by pppd by Alin Nastac
On Saturday 30 September 2006 18:59, Alin Nastac wrote:
> I discovered that ppp-2.4.4 set a default route without a gateway. It is > totally fine from IP routing point of view (the simple fact that route > is through the point-to-point link is enough to know the next hop), > except that openswan's %defaultroute need a default gateway in order to > work.
So how does that look in the routing table? If say a DHCP client renewed it's lease and it set a new default route, would this have any effect?
> I'm about to apply a patch that would reverse to the old way of setting > the default route. > Any objections?
If it's p.masked then none :) Thanks -- Roy Marples <uberlord@g.o> Gentoo/Linux Developer (baselayout, networking) -- gentoo-dev@g.o mailing list

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Re: [gentoo-dev] How default route should be set by pppd Alin Nastac <mrness@g.o>