route how to?

Perttu Laine plaine at
Fri Nov 11 17:36:59 GMT 2005

On 11 Nov 2005 12:29:00 -0500, Lowell Gilbert <
freebsd-questions-local at> wrote:
> Perttu Laine <plaine at> writes:
> > I'd like to add route to my computer so one ip would be forwarded to
> > "/dev/null". So all other connections would work normally, but
> connection to
> > for example <> <>
> would not work. How can this
> > be done? And I propably need same for IPv6 too. I'd like to this with
> route
> > instead of firewall 'cause this is temporary and kernel of that computer
> > don't have pf enabled at the moment.
> >
> > Oh. And if I add this route, how can delete it later?
> I usually do this kind of thing with a firewall, but the routing table
> is a good way too.
> "man route" will explain everything you need to do.

I asked because I'm not very familiar with route and don't want to broke
everything. :)
But is this ok: route add <><>
or does it matter what I put as gateway?

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