[radvd-devel-l] Disable deleting the default router when stopping the radvd daemon - is it possible ?

Norman Rasmussen norman at rasmussen.co.za
Mon Mar 31 09:26:22 EDT 2008

Two very ugly suggestions:
 - down the interface before stopping radvd (or pull out the network cable)
 - kill -9 radvd

On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 3:12 PM, Ian Brown <ianbrn at gmail.com> wrote:

> hi,
> When I start radvd , and AdvDefaultLifetime is not zero in
> /etc/radvd.conf, it adds the machine on which radvd runs as a default
> router to the hosts receving the Router Advertisements.
> I noticed that when I stop the radvd daemon, a router
> advertisment message is sent with a router lifetime of 0
> in it and this cause the default router to be deleted.
> Is there a way to config radvd.conf to disable deleting the default router
> when I stop
> the radvd service ? I know that it is usually not needed to stop
> the radvd service, but still I was wondeing.
> Regards,
> Ian
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- Norman Rasmussen
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