Bug 10587 - linuxconf won't create route to host on specific interface
linuxconf won't create route to host on specific interface
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: linuxconf (Show other bugs)
6.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 2000-04-04 20:15 EDT by advax
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:47:39 EST
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Description advax 2000-04-04 20:15:38 EDT
Want to create a route on a specific interface for use with proxy arp

e.g.
/etc/sysconfig/static_routes needs an entry like:
eth1 host 142.90.n.n
which is handled by /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifup-routes

Linuxconf cannot make this, and does not parse an existing entry
under "routing and gateways".

Andrew
Comment 1 monica 2000-06-04 01:29:20 EDT
Every time I use Linuxconf to edit any parameter, my routing table is EMPTIED, 
with the exception of the localhost.  I then lose all network and internet 
connectivity, and it is impossible to add a route via the route daemon.  The 
only solution I have found is to use netconfig.  HOWEVER, watch out because the 
default gateway and nameserver are auto-filled incorrectly!
Comment 2 Brent Fox 2002-06-05 12:17:52 EDT
Closing because we don't ship linuxconf anymore
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:47:39 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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