[radvd-devel-l] RFC: interfaces going up/down during radvd lifetime

Sten Spans sten at blinkenlights.nl
Tue Mar 7 04:18:50 EST 2006

On Tue, 7 Mar 2006, Pekka Savola wrote:

> Hi,
> Now, one could argue it'd be nice if this "worked by default", so that, for 
> example:
> a) if interface goes missing and comes back, automatically restart
>    advertisements
> b) if interface didn't exist when starting up, but IgnoreIfMissing is
>    defined, automatically start advertising when the interface starts
>    working.
> c) don't print a lot of error messages on missing/non-working
>    interfaces if IgnoreIfMissing is defined
> I'd like to note that doing the processing checks could take a bit of CPU 
> time, especially if you advertise (say) 20 times a second.

It shouldn't be difficult to run the "check interfaces" routine
only every few minutes.

Sten Spans

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