Subject: Re: Multiple defaultroutes
To: James Sharp <>
From: Jared D. McNeill <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/08/2001 21:06:57
On Thu, 8 Feb 2001, James Sharp wrote:
> On Thu, 8 Feb 2001, Jared D. McNeill wrote:
> > Is there anyway to specify multiple defaultroutes in -current? I'm using
> > PPP over TCP to grab a second IP address from a remote host, and I'd like
> > to be able to route through both my normal ISP's gateway and the remote
> > PPP server (but use the ISP's gateway by default)
> Thats a whole new can o' worms you're opening up.  "Default Route" means
> "send it here if I don't know where else to send it".  You have to somehow
> teach the kernel which destinations to route over what interface.  That's
> usually done by static routes and/or learned routes through the routed &
> gated daemons.

Basically what I want to do is to be able to accept incoming connections
on the PPP over TCP assigned IP address without having to add static
routes to every host that wants to connect. Anyway I can do this without
diving into routed?