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I have two machines. One runs arch linux and another runs fedora. arch uses iproute2. so i need a conversion for iproute2 from route. this command will set the default interface to ppp0.

I have searched for documentation but I have still no clue.

How shall do this in iproute2

route add default ppp0
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I found it, its

ip route add default dev ppp0
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ip route add default via 192.0.2.254

You can't specify a device for a route, it has to be an address. Generally you shouldn't have to do this at all; pppd should take care of adding a default route if it is configured appropriately.

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I have two NICs, eth0 and ppp0, so i need to bond a default interface. –  Idlecool Jul 24 '11 at 12:40
    
No you don't. Routing doesn't work like that. –  womble Jul 24 '11 at 12:41
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It's entirely valid to specify a device as a default route. It's only valid when that interface is a point-to-point though. –  MikeyB Jul 24 '11 at 14:56

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