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Re: Configuring permanent routes



On Wed, Jun 15, 2005 at 02:57:19PM +0100, Richard Hobbs wrote:
> Thanks for all the responses people, but I now have two solutions, and I
> don't know which one is "industry standard":
> 
>  - "/etc/sysconfig/static-routes"
>  - "/etc/rc.local"
> 
> Which one is the most highly recommended approach?
> 
> I don't like the sound of using rc.local myself, purely because it is not
> executed until all other scripts are done. This would mean the routes are
> not implemented until the machine is fully booted. Ideally I would like the
> routes implemented at the same time as the standard routes. I guess
> static-routes is therefore the only option.
> 
> Does anyone else agree?

I agree and is why all of my systems use the static-routes file.  This
is executed whenever you restart the network which also makes more sense
if the routes need to change.

        .../Ed

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