Default route doesn't change to wireless device (ath0)

Jochen Gensch incmc at
Fri Sep 2 01:04:19 PDT 2005

Am Freitag 02 September 2005 03:52 schrieben Sie:

> The issue is that start_if.ath0 always runs at boot or when 
> you insert the card, but not when you get a lease.  If you want to take
> an action when you get a lease, you need to do it in the dhclient hooks.

I cannot manage to get ath0 up properly. If dhclient doesn't change the 
default route again, once a device got it one should be able to do it by 
hand. So when I bootet the system was running on fxp0. Then I did the 

SU NB /:route -n flush -inet
default                 done             done
[REMOVED network cable from fxp0]
[Pluged in wireless nic ath0]
SU NB /:ping
PING ( 56 data bytes
ping: sendto: No route to host
--- ping statistics ---
2 packets transmitted, 0 packets received, 100% packet loss
[OK, routes have not been corrected yet]
SU NB /:route add default
route: writing to routing socket: File exists
add net default: gateway File exists
[Why does that route sitll exist, it has been deleted above]
SU NB /:ping
SU NB /:route delete default
delete net default
SU NB /:route add default
add net default: gateway
SU NB /:ping

I cannot set the routes to ath0 once fxp0 was active. I guess I must still be 
misunderstandung what you guys are saying / doing.


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