I added a new Network to a Debian 6.0.1 x86_64 Linux 2.6.32-5-amd64 Server with this configuration in the interfaces:
allow-hotplug eth2 iface eth2 inet static address 126.96.36.199 netmask 255.255.255.248 network 188.8.131.52 #(tried with and without) broadcast 184.108.40.206 #(tried with and without)
The other interfaces are classical, static declarations. bridge-utils is installed but no br-device is enabled.
2: eth2: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 qdisc mq state UP qlen 1000 link/ether e4:1f:13:6d:36:98 brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff inet 220.127.116.11 peer 18.104.22.168/29 brd 22.214.171.124 scope global eth2 inet6 fe80::e61f:13ff:fe6d:3698/64 scope link valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever
I expect this route to be added automatically:
... 126.96.36.199 0.0.0.0 255.255.255.248 U 0 0 0 eth2 ...
But this route is added:
... 188.8.131.52 0.0.0.0 255.255.255.248 U 0 0 0 eth2 ...
Of course I can add some up-lines to the interfaces file to fix the routes. I'm just wondering if I am missing something. Maybe some cache to flush, a typo I am missing since hours, or just a misunderstanding.
Thanks in advance