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Bug 74077 - RFE: neat does not set GATEWAYDEV
RFE: neat does not set GATEWAYDEV
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-network (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
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Blocks: 81720
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Reported: 2002-09-14 19:12 EDT by Gene Czarcinski
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:46 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-08-05 04:33:54 EDT
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Description Gene Czarcinski 2002-09-14 19:12:16 EDT
Description of Problem:

redhat-config-network has no way to specify using GATEWAYDEV=ethX in
/etc/sysconfig/network and thus the default route will be set to the "last"
interface initialized.

Current solution to to recognize the problem and hand-edit /etc/sysconfig/network.

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Comment 1 Gene Czarcinski 2002-09-21 16:16:46 EDT
I suspect that the right answer to this problem is to modify
redhat-config-network so that it can set the GATWAYDEV= value in the
/etc/sysconfig/network file.  I seem to remember that previous versions of Red
Hat network configuration tools had this capability.
Comment 2 Harald Hoyer 2003-03-31 06:06:58 EST
well, what do you expect? if you have multiple Default Gateways, you get
multiple default gw routes...

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