[clug] Route Settings

Martijn van Oosterhout kleptog at svana.org
Fri May 21 07:26:34 GMT 2004

On Thu, May 20, 2004 at 11:59:10PM -0700, Gary Woodman wrote:
> --- Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog at svana.org> wrote:
> > Umm, why is your default route pointing to a TAP device? 
> Good question! What is a 'tap0', BTW?

A sort of network device that connects to a userspace socket. Can be
used for tunneling and such. It's a virtual device.

> > In any case, ppp should be overriding that default route.
> IIRC, ppp won't override a default route. Richard might want to 'route
> del default' before connecting with ppp.

Actually, it will override. Notice the metric 1? The default route ppp
add will be metric 0 and hence override it. It's not a duplicate.

Best suggestion is to turn on debugging and post the output.

Martijn van Oosterhout   <kleptog at svana.org>   http://svana.org/kleptog/
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