Subject: Re: Interface specification in route(8)
To: Lucio de Re <>
From: Kevin M. Lahey <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/22/1999 13:34:47
In message <>Ignatios Souvatzis writes
>On Mon, Feb 22, 1999 at 07:51:00PM +0200, Lucio de Re wrote:
>> I have the following active network configuration in a NetBSD-1.3.3-i386
>> system:
>> # netstat -in
>> Name  Mtu   Network       Address              Ipkts Ierrs    Opkts Oerrs
>> ne1   1500        84263     0      693     0   
>> ppp0  1500        12758     0    12568     0   
>There is your problem.
>Our (or any BSD) kernel doesn't support multiple equal routes in-kernel, as
>far as I understand. You want to remove the ppp0 route to make it find the ne1

Hmmm.  Could you get it to work by adding the default route before
cranking up the ppp?  Once it knows what interface to go out, I don't
think it'll get confused by the routing table.   That said, why is the 
subnet on the ppp link so big?  I'm confused...