Bug 6039 - static routes to local net do not work any more
Summary: static routes to local net do not work any more
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: initscripts
Version: 6.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 1999-10-18 11:29 UTC by Christoph Rohland
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:10 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-02-02 15:57:41 UTC

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Description Christoph Rohland 1999-10-18 11:29:37 UTC
when configured with linuxconf

The linuxconf part was removed from


Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-10-18 14:34:59 UTC
Fixed in initscripts-4.56-1, which will be in the next Raw Hide

Comment 2 Anonymous 2000-02-02 15:12:59 UTC
This is apparently not fixed in RH6.2 Beta 2

Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2000-02-02 15:32:59 UTC
Could you give an example (i.e., post the config files) that doesn't

Comment 4 Christoph Rohland 2000-02-02 15:41:59 UTC
If I use linuxconf to add eg a static route to the local net with net,ask it generates the file
/etc/sysconfig/static-routes with the following entry:

any net netmask gw eth0

Your script ecpects something like

eth0 ...

Comment 5 Bill Nottingham 2000-02-02 15:57:59 UTC
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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