Routing thru a new network card

compdoc compdoc at
Thu Aug 2 02:24:58 UTC 2012

> ifconfig eth1 netmask
> now I want to route every internet traffic to eth1, or at least trafic 
> to
> so I did:
> route add dev eth1

I don't think that's going to work. Basically, you have added a route
telling your pc how to reach the network "177.67.81.x", but the internet has
many more addresses than that.

You need to send all non-local (internet) traffic to a certain router, known
as the default gateway. Your system can only have one such gateway

So, you have to delete the existing gateway address from eth0, and add a new
one to the eth1 card. The gateway address will be the local address for the
cable modem, which is likely something like

Searching Google I found the following site, but it's certainly not the only

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