Linux IPv6 routing strange behaviour

Max Tulyev maxtul at
Wed Aug 14 20:30:01 CEST 2013

OMFG 8-|

What is the soultion? There are *MILLIONS* of flows in the backbone...

On 14.08.13 21:10, Hannes Frederic Sowa wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 14, 2013 at 08:00:49PM +0300, Max Tulyev wrote:
>> On 14.08.13 13:59, Hannes Frederic Sowa wrote:
>>> If a packet is delivered to a destination, we clone the routing entry and
>>> reinsert it back into the fib trie.
>> Does it mean the original route is keept or deleted?
>> Does it do for EVERY packet, i.e. EVERY packet generates a (temporary)
>> FIB entry???
> Every flow does generate a FIB entry, yes. As soon as the fib entry is
> installed it will get reused or discarded as soon as the GC decides so.
> Greetings,
>   Hannes

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