[maemo-users] issue with incorrect IP routes being created

From: Denis Dimick dgdimick at gmail.com
Date: Tue Oct 28 00:35:02 EET 2008
Have you tried hard coding an IP into the network settings?

It looks like maybe your WiFi network could be putting out dome bad IP info,
or the DHCP server serving up IP info.



On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 3:54 PM, Elwyn Davies <elwynd at folly.org.uk> wrote:

> Hi.
> I have connected my new Nokia N810 to my local wi-fi network.
> It is mostly working fine except that it appears to have installed a
> spurious route whish is effectively blackholing some traffic.
> Details:
> I have the N810 configured to use a static IP address for my local
> wireless (wi-fi) network.  For the sake of argument let us say this is
> with a netmask of  The gateway for this
> network is
> The connectivity mechanism correctly generates a default route via
> for the wlan interface.
> However it also generates another route to with netmask
> .
> Consequently all packets to addresses 11.x.y.z apart for the local
> network are effectively blackholed.
> The routing table is (anonymized) ..
> Kernel IP routing table
> Destination     Gateway         Genmask         Flags Metric Ref    Use
> Iface
>        *            U     0      0        0
> wlan0
> default         router.exampl.c         UG    0      0        0
> wlan0
> This is clearly incorrect as the local network is not a /8.
> Is this a bug in the udhcpc postconfig script when used woth a static
> address?   I can't actually find this script to check.
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Regards,
> Elwyn Davies
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