[CentOS] Applying changes to route-eth0

Wed Jan 30 17:51:56 UTC 2019
mark <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> I have a series of static routes in route-eth0
> Recently I had to made changes and could not find an effective way to
> get the old routes out and the new routes in.
> ifdown-route seems to apply the content of route-eth0 to take down the
> routes listed and ifup-route brings up routes based on route-
> So what ends up is that the old routes never go away, just new routes
> added.
> ifdown eth0; ifup eth0
> works, but is a bit heavy-handed for only changing routes.
> So how do I clear out the routing table and have it rebuilt based on
> ifcfg-eth0 and route-eth0 without bouncing the interface completely?

Can't you do ip route delete ...?