backup static routes for freebsd (default)

Tillman tillman at
Wed Aug 6 09:57:32 PDT 2003

On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 07:53:55AM -0700, Ezra Banoba wrote:
> Hi,
> It works like magic.
> But then, ... that means I still would have to use a script to mark the
> interface as down when the remote gateway is inaccessible. Or is there a way
> to automagically mark the interface down if the network is inaccessible?

Dynamic routing protocols, such as provided by zebra/quagga? On a
multi-access link, determining that the network is down is somewhat
difficult unless you can build some kind of keep-alive state-checking
mechanism (which is one of the functions that most routing protocols


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