Help routing

Bill Moran wmoran at
Thu Jun 12 12:02:41 PDT 2003

warren maxwell wrote:
> Im setting up a serial line connection and i am unable to ping because it says no host. How do i set up my base local address to be The commands i am running are as follows,
> slattach -h -l -n -s 19200 /dev/cuaa0
> ifconfig sl0 up
> Do i need to add a route command like this?
> route add -net 192.168.2
> Thanks for all the help in advance guys, much appreciated.
> Bryan

Check 'netstat -rn' and see if an appropriate route is in
there, if not you'll probably have to add it manually each
time you connect.  It seems that some types of interfaces
create a route automatically (ethernet, for example) while
others don't.

Bill Moran
Potential Technologies

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