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Old 10-28-2005, 05:33 PM   #1
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How to permanently update routing tables

which files do i need to update inorder for the routes to be maintained after a reboot......

route add -host gw

where should this line be appended to ......

Thanx in advance for any help you can offer ,,,,

( yes i am using a Linux box )


Last edited by Quest101; 10-28-2005 at 05:34 PM.
Old 10-29-2005, 12:48 AM   #2
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Well to start with you failed to mention what distribution you are using, what your network setup is like and you've begun with a malformed route statement.
Are you trying to change from a Dynamic IP to a Static IP? To quote 'man route';
Route manipulates the kernel's IP routing tables. Its primary use is to set up static routes to specific hosts or networks via an interface
after it has been configured with the ifconfig(8) program.

When the add or del options are used, route modifies the routing tables. Without these options, route displays the current contents of the
routing tables.


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