[OLSR-users] olsrd+IPv6 problems: Site-local or global addresses, no routes set

Tobias Hof (spam-protected)
Tue Mar 29 16:58:29 CEST 2005

Hi Andreas,

Thank you very much for answer! I will try the current version in the next
days and let you know about the results.


> Hi Tobias,
> There was a bug in the multicast address configuration for IPv6
> in 0.4.8. It is fixed and will be included in 0.4.9. You could try current
> CVS to verify that this fixes your problem.
> Regarding route propagation you have to use HNA messages to inject
> non-olsr routes into the network. However, a plugin can for example
> provide dynamic HNA routes(check out the dyn_gw plugin), and a plugin
> could be created to inject routes based on other properties.
> Hope this helps :-)
> - Andreas
> Tobias Hof wrote:
> >Hello,
> >
> >I just compiled the olsr daemon and I am trying to get it work on my IPv6
> >platform.
> >
> >At the beginning, I have the following setup:
> >- 2 PCs, directly connected to each other
> >- each PC has two interfaces, i.e. one is connected to the other PC, one
> is
> >not connected for the moment (I will add more PC if I'll get this
> work...)
> >- Each interface has a link-local and a global address (NO site-local
> >addresses)- I set IpVersion to 6 and Ip6AddrType to global
> >
> >I have the following problems when I try to run olsrd in an IPv6 network:
> >If I set the Ip6AddrType to global, olsrd should automatically set the
> >multicast address to ff0e::1, shouldn't it? However, with Ethereal I see
> >that the OLSR packets are sent to the site-local multicast address. Does
> >this mean that the addresses are not recognized as being global...?
> >I don't think it will help a lot to cheat and set the site-local
> multicast
> >address to ffe0::1.....
> >
> >The even more annoying problem is that there is no route at all that is
> >added to my IPv6 routing table...
> >
> >I see a plenty of messages of the kind "Wrong interface for..." However,
> I
> >read in this mailing list that is only a warning, not an error message.
> If I
> >run the daemon on the same network in IPv4, I get the same warnings, but
> it
> >is working fine... (Routes are exchanged and I can ping all four
> interfaces)
> >
> >Is there any setting I missed in the general network preferences? 
> >
> >I searched for hints on the net and on this list, but I have not found
> any
> >help yet...
> >I'm quite familiar with IPv6, not so, however, with OLSR. So I hope you
> can
> >help me and forgive if this is a absolute newbie problem that can be
> solved
> >easily...
> >
> >Best regards,
> >Tobias
> >
> >
> >P.S. By the way, is there a possiblity to propagate simply the whole
> routing
> >table with oslrd, for example, if a run another routing protocol on a
> >non-OLSR interface? Instead of using the static HNA definitions, I mean.
> >
> >  
> >
> -- 
> Andreas T√łnnesen
> http://www.olsr.org
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