[ale] flushing routing table....
James P. Kinney III
jkinney at localnetsolutions.com
Thu Nov 1 08:32:30 EST 2001
Unfortunately, there is no "flush" in the route command. You can echo a
null to the /proc/net/rt_cache to clear out the cache and then do the
same for the /proc/net/route . This will probably leave the box in an
unstable state since it will now have lost the local loopback route. It
might be better to flush the cache with a null write and use route del
$i in a loop to remove all the standing routes.
On Thu, 2001-11-01 at 08:22, John Wells wrote:
> I'm using RH 7.1, route version 1.96. Does anyone
> know a way to automatically flush the routing table?
> When I try "route flush", I get:
> Flushing `inet' routing table not supported.
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