Linux IPv6 routing strange behaviour

Lorenzo Colitti lorenzo at
Thu Aug 15 10:31:00 CEST 2013

On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 2:39 PM, Mikael Abrahamsson <swmike at>wrote:

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

What he said. A customer with a 100M uplink will be able to generate 300k
pps of 40-byte IP packets to the same (valid) destination network (the /64
he has at home). At that sort of load your 100k entries aren't going to
last very long.

Or you can stick to IPv4. I bet that works perfectly :)
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