Strange static route

Tom Storey tom at snnap.net
Sun Sep 25 04:37:18 CDT 2011


I found I had to do this many years ago on some Cisco routers to get them to
load balance (per packet) across two links. Adding 0.0.0.0/0 routes across
both links just resulted in traffic routing across one link. Broke it into
two /1's per link and it worked perfectly.


On 24 September 2011 02:12, Glen Kent <glen.kent at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I have seen a few operators adding static routes like:
> 0.0.0.0/1 some next-hop and
> 128.0.0.0/1 some next-hop.
>
> Why would anyone want to add such static routes? What does 0.0.0.0/1
> mean. Note that the netmask is 1 and not 0.
>
> Thanks,
> Glen
>
>


More information about the NANOG mailing list