Linux IPv6 routing strange behaviour

Mikael Abrahamsson swmike at
Thu Aug 15 07:39:23 CEST 2013

On Wed, 14 Aug 2013, Max Tulyev wrote:

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

The solution is not to use a flow routing platform in the core. This 
lesson was learnt at the end of the 90ties.

So until the linux ipv6 forwarding code is fixed to do stateless 
forwarding, it's just not suited for your application.

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at

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