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    SubjectRe: howto disable auto route setup?
    On Tue, 2 Feb 1999, Martin Mares wrote:

    > In 2.1/2.2 kernels, both incoming and outgoing packets are sent through the
    > routing engine. Therefore, for a interface to function correctly, there must be
    > multiple routes set up -- an outgoing route, a local route for its address and
    > a broadcast route.
    >
    > By assigning an address to the an interface, you just tell the kernel to add
    > a local route to this interface. Local routes without interface addresses or
    > interface addresses without local routes are semantically incorrect.

    On a related issue: can one still specify an explicit route to a host
    outside the specified netmask? That is, a route to a computer physically
    connected the same network but with an ip-address outside what is given as
    the network in ifconfig.

    Peter
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