Linux 3.9 routing oddity

Sander Steffann sander at
Thu Jul 4 14:40:50 CEST 2013


> "If we don't compile with CONFIG_IPV6_ROUTER_PREF (RFC4191 support) a
> neighbour is only valid if its nud_state is NUD_VALID. I did not find
> any references that we should probe the router on route insertion time
> via the other RFCs. So skip this route in that case."

"We didn't find an RFC that tells us to build a working implementation, so we decided not to..."

> So I assume that the bug would still be there.


Thanks for chasing this Pierre,

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