[Olsr-users] Router Advertisments

Juliusz Chroboczek (spam-protected)
Fri Dec 21 12:03:47 CET 2007

> 1) When the computers in the network are running OLSR, are the
> computers considered as hosts or routers? From what i have gathered,
> they have seen but ignored router advertisments from 1 of the
> computers running OLSR.

They are routers, as you can see by checking

Hence, they ignore router advertisements.  Line 1053 in net/ipv6/ndisc.c:

	if (in6_dev->cnf.forwarding || !in6_dev->cnf.accept_ra) {

Don't try to fix this -- it's not a bug, RAs are a link-local
mechanism, and are not suitable for routed networks.  You'll need
a different mechanism for configuring a routed network.


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