On Fri, Mar 30, 2001 at 01:36:39PM +0200, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> On 30 Mar, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> >>  - if I put the interface down the first time after a login I have to
> >>    readd the defaultroute (only once, after additional "ifconfig
> >>    down/up" I didn't have to readd the defaultroute, it stays)
> >> 
> > This is only possible if you have a routing daemon running.
> I didn't have a routing daemon running.
> > Otherwise, if the default route points to interface X, and
> > you execute ``ifconfig X down'', all routes through X will
> > be deleted including the default.  Previously, the routing
> > code did not delete ``static'' routes, now it does.
> What to do in this situation? I didn't want add the defaultroute
> everytime (POLA).
But if we don't do this, we may end up using the wrong source IP
address.  Without my fixes, try this:

1)  ifconfig isp1 X.X.X.1 ....
2)  route add default -iface isp1
3)  ifconfig isp1 X.X.X.2
4)  ping some outside host
5)  watch the packets will go from the wrong address (X.X.X.1)

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