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Re: 2.4.21+ - IPv6 over IPv4 tunneling b0rked

To: Mika Liljeberg <mika.liljeberg@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: 2.4.21+ - IPv6 over IPv4 tunneling b0rked
From: Pekka Savola <pekkas@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2003 08:22:39 +0300 (EEST)
Cc: Andre Tomt <andre@xxxxxxxx>, <linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <1057900800.3588.50.camel@hades>
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On 11 Jul 2003, Mika Liljeberg wrote:
> On Fri, 2003-07-11 at 07:51, Pekka Savola wrote:
> > Well, the system may make some sense, but IMHO, there is still zero sense 
> > in policing this thing when you add a route.  That's just plain bogus.  
> > This is a bug which must be fixed ASAP.
> Correct me if I'm wrong but I think in this case the interface had
> forwarding enabled and the sanity check in fact prevented a default
> route pointing to the node itself from being configured.
> Otherwise I fully agree. The subnet router anycast address doesn't
> warrant any special handling.

If that's the case, it's OK -- it's OK, I don't remember the details.

(It might be nice to have configurable /proc option on whether to enable 
the subnet router anycast address at all, but that's also a different 

Pekka Savola                 "You each name yourselves king, yet the
Netcore Oy                    kingdom bleeds."
Systems. Networks. Security. -- George R.R. Martin: A Clash of Kings

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