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Static Route for Mandriva?

I was wondering how do I put a static route into Mandriva? We have a software that runs off this OS on our network that is needing a static route. I'm into the console and everything, but I just need to know the commands on how to permanently add a static route.
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The program that runs upon this OS, doesn't really have a easy way to create a file via the GUI. From my understanding it's a custom mandriva OS. The only GUI you are given is the program. The only tool I have is the system console, via their custom software.

So I don't think the above commands can work without a text editor?
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The vi and emacs editors both run command line.  If you don't know how to use either of those, you may have other notepad like editors such as pico or nano on your system.

If don't have access to those editors, then you can use the catecho and redirect (>, <, >>, << ) commands. There's also the age-old ed line editor, which vi is built upon, from the days of the line printers.

An alternative to using ed is to use these commands
To display the contents of the file.
cat /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/route-eth0

To append a line to a file.
echo "ADDRESS0=x.x.x.x" >> /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/route-eth0

To delete the last line in a file you could use sed
sed '$d' filename.txt
I found that "Route add –net #.#.#.# netmask #.#.#.# gw #.#.#.# dev eth#" seems to be working for it so far anyways!
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