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Re: source address selection

To: wiget@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: source address selection
From: kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Wed, 29 Dec 1999 18:56:02 +0300 (MSK)
Cc: kusune@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <19991229105448.C10337@wiget> from "Artur Frysiak" at Dec 29, 99 10:54:49 am
Sender: owner-netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
Hello!

> I give one real example:
> I use zebra as routing daemons. My machine has 2 IPv6 address at eth1 
> (internal
> LAN). I must set both address as neighbor in BGP4+ config in other machine in 
> LAN 
> to get zebra to work. If I may select source address then I may set only one 
> neighbor.

zebra, sets source address _itself_ without help from kernel.
Actually, routing daemons _must_ not use any automatic selection at all.

If Zebra really does not bind() its sockets, it is strongly broken.
Check this, and if it is the case, report to Kunihiro.

Alexey

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