Why does the default gateway I configured in the config files not apply to the system?

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Default gateway is configured using GATEWAY parameter in /etc/sysconfig/network. But after the network service is restarted, the GATEWAY setting isn't right.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • networking

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