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Old 06-24-2003, 06:51 AM   #1
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ifconfig expert question


If i let ifconfig set up a new interface, it automatically creates a new route especially for that interface.
How can i prevent ifconfig adding this route into the routing table?? (Because i don't want this route).
Old 06-24-2003, 07:31 AM   #2
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if you don't want a route use a 32bit netmask ( that's the only known way to tell ifconfig to not setup a route to the specific device ...

other way is to remove the route by hand with the route command (f.e. if you're using an other subnet)

Old 06-25-2003, 03:16 AM   #3
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Genau dat meinte ich


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