Subject: Re: default route going away...
To: Matthias Scheler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 12/19/2003 23:11:31
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Matthias Scheler writes:
>In article <20031217124536.609357B43@berkshire.research.att.com>,
> Steve Bellovin <email@example.com> 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, http://www.research.att.com/~smb