Subject: Re: default route going away...
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/19/2003 23:11:31
In message <brufpb$5h7$>, Matthias Scheler writes:
>In article <>,
>	Steve Bellovin <> writes:
>> When I'm using 802.11 in low signal conditions, I sometimes find that 
>> my default route has gone away.  I assume that something in the kernel 
>> has decided that the route is losing somehow, and deletes it.
>Are you sure that ...
>> ...  (My IP address and default route  are installed via dhclient.)
>... dhclient isn't doing that if it can not reach the DHCP server?

Utterly certain -- I set the lease time to two weeks...

		--Steve Bellovin,