> On Fri, Mar 23, 2001 at 23:11:56 +0000, Brian Somers wrote:
> > 1. Ppp is in -auto mode (or a ``set mode auto'' has been done).  
> >    Here, ppp configures the interface as soon as it sees the ``set 
> >    ifaddr'' line and never undoes that configuration.  An ``add'' 
> >    with a fixed IP number would never have worked if it's before the 
> >    ``set ifaddr''.  If it's after the ``set ifaddr'', nothing should 
> >    ever remove it (as the interface will stay configured).
> > 
> > 2. Ppp is not in -auto mode.  Here, ppp won't assign the interface 
> >    address 'till IPCP is up.  Any attempt to ``add'' a route with a 
> >    static IP number in ppp.conf should fail.
> > 
> > So, the recent routing changes shouldn't have made a difference.
> > 
> > Anyone know what I'm missing ?  Andre, what does your ppp.conf look 
> > like and how are you running ppp ?
> ppp in -auto mode, "add" is after "set ifaddr"

In which case your interface should stay configured despite the link 
coming down and your route should *not* be deleted.

I'll see if I can reproduce this here (I need to upgrade a machine 

> -- 
> Andrey A. Chernov
> http://ache.pp.ru/

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