Bug 6039 - static routes to local net do not work any more
static routes to local net do not work any more
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 1999-10-18 07:29 EDT by Christoph Rohland
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:10 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-02 10:57:41 EST
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Description Christoph Rohland 1999-10-18 07:29:37 EDT
when configured with linuxconf

The linuxconf part was removed from

/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifup-routes
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-10-18 10:34:59 EDT
Fixed in initscripts-4.56-1, which will be in the next Raw Hide
release.
Comment 2 Anonymous 2000-02-02 10:12:59 EST
This is apparently not fixed in RH6.2 Beta 2
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2000-02-02 10:32:59 EST
Could you give an example (i.e., post the config files) that doesn't
work?
Comment 4 Christoph Rohland 2000-02-02 10:41:59 EST
If I use linuxconf to add eg a static route to the local net
1.1.1.1 with net,ask 255.255.0.0 it generates the file
/etc/sysconfig/static-routes with the following entry:

any net 1.1.1.1 netmask 255.255.0.0 gw eth0

Your script ecpects something like

eth0 ...
Comment 5 Bill Nottingham 2000-02-02 10:57:59 EST
Actually, these should be handled through /etc/rc.d/init.d/network;
the reason they aren't working is because linuxconf is generating
*BROKEN* files. Somehow I'm not surprised.

A workaround will be added in the next initscripts release.

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