[quagga-users 12481] Re: quagga ospf and lxc virtualisation

Adrian Terranova aterranova at gmail.com
Sun Sep 18 22:29:29 IST 2011

Hi Vince,

Any shot there is some kind of physical discontinuity (or multicast
problem) in the lxc container or host kernel? Can you please include
the kernel / lxc versions and I'll try to spin them up? (Does unicast
stay working thruout? )


On Sun, Sep 18, 2011 at 9:46 AM,  <clownix at clownix.net> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have 2 exactly identical topologies running ospf: one based on uml
> virtual machines and one based on lxc virtual machines.
> The 2 topologies are available at clownix.net.
> My problem is that the lxc based demo does not work well, it stays stable
> only for moments before reloading LS.
> I have a message that does not exist in the uml demo, it is probably the
> cause of loss of hellos:
>  V3 Membership Report / Leave group / Leave group 224
> What could cause ospf to leave the multicast group now and again?
> Note that I had previously another problem only for lxc:
> to have a command traceroute that worked, I had to do:
> echo 0 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/icmp_ratemask in all my lxc machines.
> This is because in lxc the rate counter sum all values of all virtual
> machine lxc, only one host kernel being used for all machines.
> Is there some sort of rate counter for multicast messages?
> Thanks for your help.
> Vincent
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