[radvd-devel-l] default route not getting deleted

Pekka Savola pekkas at netcore.fi
Fri Feb 17 08:20:43 EST 2006

On Fri, 17 Feb 2006, Magesh mannar wrote:
>  Host H receives the radvd msg , does address autoconfiguration 
> (EUI-64) and adds the router R as the default router . Everything 
> works fine as expected till now. Now i stop radvd in router R. After 
> the AdvValidLife time (300 sec), the IPv6 address is removed from 
> the interface but the default route still remains. May i know why is 
> it happening. Am i missing something in the configruation file.

The address lifetime and default router lifetime are two different 
things.  You may have modified just one of them.  Try setting 
AdvDefaultLifetime.  If that doesn't help, run tcpdump (with '-n -vvv 
-s0' switches) on the host to figure out how the router advertisement 
looks like.

Pekka Savola                 "You each name yourselves king, yet the
Netcore Oy                    kingdom bleeds."
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