Strange static route

Tom Storey tom at
Sun Sep 25 09:37:18 UTC 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 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> wrote:

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

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