Re: [lvs-users] LVS-DR on default gateway

To: " users mailing list." <lvs-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [lvs-users] LVS-DR on default gateway
From: Joseph Mack NA3T <jmack@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2010 09:50:36 -0800 (PST)
On Thu, 21 Jan 2010, Dennis J. wrote:

> Hm, I tried setting /proc/sys/net/ipv4/conf/*/rp_filter 
> all both to 0 and to 1 but that had no effect. According 
> to this link one cannot control this behaviour using 
> rp_filter:

it's been about a decade since Julian's shared forward code 
came out, and I remember that handing the martians was no 
big deal (but I can't remember how it was done - what we 
know is in the HOWTO)

> The forward_shared patch apparently changes this but I'm 
> wondering why this hasn't been accepted into the mainline 
> kernel yet after all these years.

the kernel people didn't want anything to be able to mess 
with routing like Julian's code did. They didn't want to 
deal with people who accidently turned it on.


Joseph Mack NA3T EME(B,D), FM05lw North Carolina
jmack (at) wm7d (dot) net - azimuthal equidistant map
generator at
Homepage It's GNU/Linux!

Please read the documentation before posting - it's available at: mailing list - lvs-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Send requests to lvs-users-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
or go to

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>