Linux IPv6 routing strange behaviour

Max Tulyev maxtul at
Thu Aug 15 22:00:38 CEST 2013

Hi All,

I found exact the problem I described is *NOT* a kernel or Quagga/BIRD
problem. It is the bug of the "ip" utility. So this time it is not
affecting the routing itself.

I found that "ip -6 route show" outputs a lot of strings - the random
number from 10000 to 1000000, with randomly repeated blocks of routes.
On this same server, the "netstat -6rn" continuously returns the same
~13500 routes without any repeating ;)

But the other bugs like routing stupidity, blank output in some
condition on "netstat -6rn" remains...

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