Re: ip6-localhost (::1) 2990.86 ms !H -> Why ?

From: Pekka Savola (pekkas@netcore.fi)
Date: Sun Nov 18 2001 - 01:34:54 EST


Note: I think linux-net@vger.kernel.org would be the most appropriate
place for questions like this..

On Sat, 17 Nov 2001, NDSoftware wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I have a problem on a machine (with Linux Debian Woody).
> I can't ping (or trace) the next router or 6bone from it.
>
>
> Trace 6bone from Woody:
>
> traceroute to 6bone.net (3ffe:b00:c18:1::10) from 3ffe:8271:2101:1::1,
> 30 hops max, 16 byte packets
> 1 ip6-localhost (::1) 2990.86 ms !H 2999.53 ms !H 2999.92 ms !
>
> Routes on Woody:
>
> Kernel IPv6 routing table
> Destination Next Hop
> Flags Metric Ref Use Iface
> ::1/128 ::
> U 0 0 0 lo
> 3ffe:8271:2101:1::1/128 ::
> U 0 8 1 lo
> 3ffe:8271:2101:1::/64 ::
> UA 256 594 0 eth0

> 2000::/3 ::
> U 1 0 0 eth0

The last one is the problem; effectively you're saying all addresses are
on-link, and this is better than the default route to your router box.
Remove it and the 6bone should work just fine.

-- 
Pekka Savola                 "Tell me of difficulties surmounted,
Netcore Oy                   not those you stumble over and fall"
Systems. Networks. Security.  -- Robert Jordan: A Crown of Swords

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