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Re: addrconf.c - possible bug

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Subject: Re: addrconf.c - possible bug
From: Pekka Savola <pekkas@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2002 19:08:26 +0200 (EET)
Cc: Jan Oravec <jan.oravec@xxxxxxxx>, <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>, <kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <20020323165921.GC1954@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Sat, 23 Mar 2002, Petr Baudis wrote:
> > I think I've seen something similar to this before, and IIRC it was caused 
> > by
> > the fact that loopback interface had been brought down.
> > 
> > If loopback has been taken down and is back up, IIRC the addresses of the
> > interfaces must be "refreshed" (e.g. by also taking the interfaces down and
> > up).
> 
> First, sorry for the late reply.
> 
> The problem is, that we don't do anything with loopback interface at all.
> Please ask us for any additional informations you need, we'll gladly provide
> you them.

Perhaps zebra does.  You could try stracing the appropriate processes to 
see whether they're doing something nasty; 'tcpdump -n -i lo' might also 
die if loopback is taken down and back up.

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Pekka Savola                 "Tell me of difficulties surmounted,
Netcore Oy                   not those you stumble over and fall"
Systems. Networks. Security.  -- Robert Jordan: A Crown of Swords


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