Linux - NetworkingThis forum is for any issue related to networks or networking.
Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. Anything is fair game.
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I'm not aware of any config file that would make the system add the route, so I'd just add the route command to a script in /etc/network/if-up.d.
In that script, check for $IFACE, so your route isn't added whenever just any interface comes up.
Rem (#) anything else relating to ethX as there maybe a line relating to dhcp.
In a root consol do;
Check for any errors. Unlike some other operating systems that shall remain nameless Linux systems do not have to be rebooted to restart services as they are running daemons and can be started, stopped and restarted at any time via this route. Most servers are never rebooted accept to do kernel updates or physical work. My server was last rebooted 3 months ago after a kernel upgrade.