Change gateway

Steve Bertrand iaccounts at
Thu Apr 24 16:47:39 UTC 2008

> I'm trying to set the gateway to the host but i've  received the answer: 
> # route flush
> # route add default
> route: writing to routing socket: Network is unreachable
> The gateway and the host are connected in the same switch

Even though the physical connection is the same, the .1 address is in a 
different subnet entirely than .161, due to the /27 prefix length. encompasses 161-190. It's a good thing FreeBSD breaks in 
this case ;)

You will need to change your prefix length to /24 on the host, or add a 
secondary IP from the 160/27 range to the gateway to make this work.



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