[CentOS] Re: restarting static-routes-ipv6

Tue Aug 26 23:44:46 UTC 2008
Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com>

Scott Silva wrote:
> on 8-26-2008 3:57 PM Robert Moskowitz spake the following:
>> I want to change the contents of my /etc/sysconfig/static-routes-ipv6 
>> and NOT restart the network.
>> Is there a way to do this???
> Change the routes in /etc/sysconfig/static-routes-ipv6 then manually 
> add them with the route command.
> Example from route man page;
>  For IPv6, only the slash format is accepted.  The  following
>      example creates an IPv6 route to the destination 33fe:: with
>      a netmask of 16 one-bits followed by 112 zero-bits.
>      example# route add -inet6 3ffe::/16 somegateway
I knew about the route command, was hoping for something that would read 
the file.  The ifup-routes sounds like the command I need.
>      In cases where the gateway does not  uniquely  identify  the
>      output  interface (for example, when several interfaces have
>      the same address), you can use the -ifp ifname  modifier  to
>      specify the interface by name. For example, -ifp lo0 associ-
>      ates the route with the lo0 interface.
>> I know about ifup and ifdown for interfaces, but what about routing 
>> (and IP6 at that).
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