Re: 2.0.32 Routing Bug?

Rik van Riel (
Thu, 26 Feb 1998 04:59:14 +0100 (MET)

On Thu, 26 Feb 1998, Linux Kernel Mailing List wrote:

> I am adminstering a PC running 2.0.32. We are running approx 90 virtual
> web servers using Apache. The machine boots up and everything runs fine
> for a couple of weeks, then the routing of the ethernet aliases breaks.
> When the problem occurs we can no longer ping the address mapped to the
> ethernet alias. The route -n command shows all of the expected routes
> plus a new set of 90 routes all going to eth0:94
> The problem can be resolved by ifconfig'ing each interface down and
> re running the script to create the aliases and routes.

I don't know if the problems are (going to be) fixed soon,
but it's probably a wise idea to write some clever script
to do this and run it every minute from your crontab...

> Are the any routing related changes in 2.0.33 or pre 34 ?

I don't know, but you might want to try 2.0.29 + teardrop
and see if the problem occurs there...

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