Re: routing problems with 6to4 IPv6?
On Sun, Jun 03, 2001 at 04:55:00PM +1000, Anand Kumria wrote:
> So for giskard (router) I can't have a default route and for
> caliban (host) I should use link-local address. It looks to
> be working now.
Generally 'routers' cannot use ipv6 default routes. When they (those
wacky kernel people) mean routers, I think they mean a host with more
than one interface.
You're not the first person to get caught by this, as it says at
Default routes bounce packets. Having a default route in Linux for IPv6
can often lead to severe hair loss as you tear whatever is remaining
out. For reasons best left to the kernel hackers, using default routes
just doesn't work right (ok you may be lucky). Use 2000::0/3 instead.
Very annoying and it gives very wierd results.
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