[Xorp-hackers] FreeBSD and gif(4) connected route issue

Pavlin Radoslavov pavlin at ICSI.Berkeley.EDU
Thu Jul 3 12:20:16 PDT 2008

Bruce M Simpson <bms at incunabulum.net> wrote:

> Interesting observation with FreeBSD 6.3-RELEASE, whilst trying to 
> reproduce someone's informal bug report:

Do you see the same behavior with FreeBSD-7.0?

>  "connected" routes are not appearing in the routing table for the 
> network prefixes assigned to gif(4) interfaces, when the network prefix 
> is other than /32.

I presume you mean the routes are in the kernel, but not in the XORP
"connected" routing table.
If this is the case, then it is probably a bug in XORP.
Please submit a Bugzilla entry with instructions how to reproduce


>  Normally I wouldn't expect this to be a problem, but I am explicitly 
> assigning them network prefixes in both "ifconfig" and in the XORP 
> configuration.  If I use /32's, everything is fine.
> It's just something you guys might want to keep in mind -- the submitter 
> had an  OSPF ptp setup and it's been necessary to emulate it.
> cheers
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