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Old 02-05-2004, 12:30 PM   #1
shanenin
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/sbin/route -n and defautl gateway


I am trying to create my /etc/sysconfig/network file. I foulnd the command /sbin/route -n gives me gateway information. here are its results
Code:
marsala root #  /sbin/route -n
Kernel IP routing table
Destination     Gateway         Genmask         Flags Metric Ref    Use Iface
68.***.**.0     0.0.0.0         255.255.240.0   U     0      0        0 eth0
127.0.0.0       127.0.0.1       255.0.0.0       UG    0      0        0 lo
0.0.0.0         68.***.**.1     0.0.0.0         UG    0      0        0 eth0
which one is my default gateway(if any)? Is the destination ip address, 68.***.**.0 my ip address?
 
Old 02-05-2004, 01:10 PM   #2
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The destination addresses show when each route will be used. The final one "0.0.0.0" is the default gateway used when there is no specific rule preceding. Running:
/sbin/route

Should call it "default".
 
  


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