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Old 09-03-2005, 09:59 AM   #1
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How do I add a route???


(This is an offshoot from a previous post, but I think that it is sufficiently different to merit a separate thread. If not, then I apologise in advance).

I have two Linux machines, one of which can access the internet and one which cannot. The difference appears to be a routing problem. Running "netstat -rn" shows that the one which works has the line "0.0.0.0 192.168.2.1 0.0.0.0. UG 0 0 0 Eth 0" and the other one does not.

What do I need to do to add the route? I tried running "/sbin/dhclient eth0" but it didn't help. The system which works OK is CentOS and the system which does not work OK is Fedora Core 4.

Both machines are running with dynamic IP addressing, but with a lease of "forever."
 
Old 09-03-2005, 10:10 AM   #2
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route add -net 0.0.0.0 gw x.x.x.x eth0
 
Old 09-03-2005, 10:38 AM   #3
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Yup. That did the trick. Thanks much.

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Old 09-04-2005, 07:25 AM   #4
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also u can edit the file /etc/sysconfig/network and add the line "GATEWAY=X.X.X.X". restart the network service . also u can do it by the command netconfig. this command brings up a graphical box where u can specify ur gateway.
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