[quagga-dev 5288] Re: Zebra and IFF_UP weird interface behavior

Denis Ovsienko pilot at etcnet.org
Thu Mar 13 12:42:25 GMT 2008


[...]

> The reason for the failure is that (linux 2.6.23) on an IFF_UP=false
> event the IP address is not removed from the interface and when zebra
> attempts to set the address on the following IFF_UP=true event it
> fails.

To my knowledge, Linux has never flushed IPv4 addresses from an
interface going down, so this issue had to be seen before. I don't
currently have the time to review the mentioned code for a better
deduction, so my best advice is to file a reproducible bug to
bugzilla.quagga.net.

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    DO4-UANIC



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