[quagga-dev 10890] Re: Vyatta & quagga - VyOS direction

Alexis Rosen quagga-users at alexis.users.panix.com
Thu Oct 31 19:52:08 GMT 2013


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On Oct 30, 2013, at 7:20 PM, Stephen Hemminger <stephen at networkplumber.org> wrote:
> The Vyatta version of Quagga did not depend on any kernel patches. There is a kernel patch related to link
> up/down but it is to handle the issue of ping and Linux's default weak host model. On Linux by default if
> you ping any address in the router, it will respond even if the interface that address is assigned to is down.
> Router customers did not like that behavior.

Heh, I'll bet. That's a useful patch. Can you easily put your hands on a link to it?

To whoever is maintaining the quagga web site: That patch would be an ideal candidate for an "interesting/useful links" page.

/a



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