Subject: Re: dhclient vs. a preexisting default route - PR#22418
To: None <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.org>
From: Alan Barrett <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/07/2006 10:07:14
On Fri, 06 Oct 2006, Jeff Rizzo wrote:
> - do we want a DHCP-supplied default route to override? Most of the
> time it's desireable, but I could see an argument against it.
Does dhclient.conf provide enough configurability for this? For
example (syntax might be slightly wrong, but you get the idea):
supersede routers 10.9.8.7; # I know better than the DHCP server
prepend routers 10.9.8.7; # Try my router first.
append routers 10.9.8.7; # Try my router last.
> - if DHCP overrides, is it OK to implicitly change the behavior from
> "first router is chosen" to "last router is chosen"?
Ideally, they should all be used in some sort of load sharing or
failover scheme. But, while we don't have that, I think the first one
--apb (Alan Barrett)