Subject: Re: Why netmask 255.255.255.255 is needed for PPP
To: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
From: Neil J. McRae <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/22/1996 17:36:54
On Fri, 22 Nov 1996 07:37:49 -0600 (CST)
Peter Seebach <email@example.com> wrote:
> He`s quite right; we've had *lots* of trouble with ppp connections
> that have any netmask other than 255.255.255.255; the router appears
> to get completely munged, and adds any route within same class C
> as the target (i.e., any route I'm likely to add on a network this small)
> to that interface.
> An alternative: Perhaps route should let us specify which interface to use?
> This would be a great feature.
It does, when you specify the gateway it gives you the option to select
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