[CentOS] Local Host Routing

Stephen Harris

lists at spuddy.org
Tue Jun 2 23:43:33 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jun 02, 2009 at 04:31:11PM -0700, Al Sparks wrote:

>   $ route -n
>   Kernel IP routing table
>   Destination     Gateway         Genmask         Flags Metric Ref    Use Iface
>   U     0      0        0 eth0
>   U     0      0        0 eth1
>         UG    0      0        0 eth0
>    # route del -net netmask
> I lose connectivity with the nodes on the LAN.  When I do an 

Of course you do.  That entry you removed was saying "to reach the network send traffic out of eth1".  

It is _not_ saying "to reach the rest of the world..."; the last line does

> I guess it's not a big deal.  If it works don't fix it.  But I'm still curious.
> Any ideas?

It works as designed.  You just misunderstood what it meant.



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