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changing gatewaydev on notebook

Well, you could always change your PPP options to include
'defaultroute'...  And then leave your GATEWAYDEV at eth0.
Or even remove it if you use DHCP.


Ron Peterson <rpeterson at> writes:

> Derek Atkins wrote:
> > 
> > You could try putting the GATEWAY into your ifcfg-* file...  Indeed, I
> > don't think that technically you need a GATEWAYDEV, and if you do I
> > think you can also put that in the ifcfg-* file..
> kppp requires GATEWAYDEV be set to the ppp interface.  I tried just
> leaving it there (on ppp0), but it needs to be set to eth0 when I'm on
> my LAN to connect outside the office.
> I have a Linksys 10/100+modem PCMCIA card.  Since both interfaces reside
> on the same card, I can't just check whether the card is present or not.
> Could I export GATEWAY & GATEWAYDEV in ifup-ppp, and revert in
> ifdown-ppp?  I'm not as familiar as I should be with how the various
> scripts in /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts operate.  :(
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