[radvd-devel-l] RADVD compatibility with OLSR?

k k kelvinskk at hotmail.com
Tue Dec 18 03:30:50 EST 2007


PC2 and PC3 were not configured as routers. They represent nodes that could join the network, thus the need for radvd. 
Since PC2 and PC3 were not configured as routers, why did they ignore the RAs? 


> Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2007 10:10:55 +0200
> From: pekkas at netcore.fi
> To: radvd-devel-l at litech.org
> Subject: RE: [radvd-devel-l] RADVD compatibility with OLSR?
> On Tue, 18 Dec 2007, k k wrote:
>> PC1 should advertise the /64 prefix to PC2 and PC3. The 3 PCs are in 
>> the same network and they can ping each other. Running radvd without 
>> OLSR, PC2 and PC3 were able to recieve the /64 prefix. However, when 
>> radvd was activated together with OLSR, PC2 and PC3 were NOT able to 
>> recieve the prefix.
> This is probably because when Linux kernel is configured as a router, 
> it will ignore router advertisements radvd sends.  You can still see 
> the router advertisement received with tcpdump.  I guess you've 
> configured PC2 and PC3 as router.  There isn't a workaround for this.
> What you can do is throw radvd away and manually configure all 
> routers.
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