Re: kernel not processing ICMP Redirects

Matthew S. Crocker (
Mon, 4 Nov 1996 08:48:37 -0500 (EST)

> With a routing daemon ?

Thats what I figured, what one works now? Is routed still brain dead? is
GateD stable enough to use?

> If your kernel is built with CONFIG_IP_FORWARD (ie its a router) then it
> ignores ICMP redirect. See the router requirements RFC's. If its got
> it disabled its a host so it honours them.

This all makes sense now :) Thanks. I thought I neede IP Forwarding in
order to get the Interface Aliasing to work.

I'll rebuild the kernel and see what happens.