I am also inclined to believe, like Luke, that the only place to set the
gateway is in rc.conf. Failing that, try greping for that ip address in
/ect.

> cd /etc
> grep -r "192.168.55.8" *

On Tue, 2004-01-27 at 23:00, Martin and Belinda Richardson wrote:
> Hi Luke,
>               thanks for the reply. I would have thought that rc.conf was the place 
> to
> look, but maybe not the only place...
> Here is a copy of netstat -rn
> Routing tables
> 
> Internet:
> Destination        Gateway            Flags    Refs      Use  Netif Expire
> default            192.168.55.8       UGSc        1        0    vx0
> 127.0.0.1          127.0.0.1          UH          0        2    lo0
> 192.168.55         link#1             UC          1        0    vx0
> 192.168.55.1       00:a0:24:b3:c9:b6  UHLW        2     3840    lo0
> 
> in the bootup display (not available from DMESG), it says  it is adding a
> default route, just as if you were doing it manually. I know it is no
> problem to "route delete default" and this works fine, but all it takes is a
> reboot, and Im back to square one! The person I am building the gateway for
> is not un*x savvy, and he justs wants something that sits quietly in the
> corner. Sooner or later he will probably reboot...
> 
> Thanks again.
> 
> Cheers, Martin
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Luke Kearney [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Sent: Wednesday, 28 January 2004 12:54 PM
> To: Martin and Belinda Richardson
> Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: Re: Default route problem
> 
> 
> 
> On Wed, 28 Jan 2004 12:54:08 +1100
> "Martin and Belinda Richardson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> granted us
> these pearls of wisdom:
> 
> > Hi everyone,
> >             I am having a problem with a gateway I am building for a friend. I have
> > initially set the box up on my home network and have set this box to use
> my
> > gateway temporarily while I fetch some ports etc. Now that I have removed
> it
> > from my network, and edited /etc/rc.conf to set it up to act as a gateway,
> > it STILL sets the default route to my old gateway. I cant find any config
> > file that says "add default route" or anything. I have not set
> defaultroute
> > in /etc/rc.conf, and it is set to "NO" in /etc/defaults/rc.conf!
> > If I use /stand/sysinstall to configure the interface, I notice that there
> > is a value already there for the ipV4 gateway (my gateway). deleting this
> > here does not work. There must be a file somewhere that I have not seen
> > causing me the trouble. Please help!
> >
> 
> AFAIK the only place you need to make changes is /etc/rc.conf then
> either reboot or sh /etc/netstart and you should be good to go.  You
> could manually add that route though whilst the machine is up,
> # route add default 192.168.X.X and that should be OK too. what is the
> output of netstat -rn   ?
> 
> HTH
> 
> LukeK
> 
> 
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