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puzzling routing problem...
as a workaround try:
ip route add ::/1 via <linux tunnel IPv6 addr> dev <device - probably sit1>
on the router.
I don't know why this happens either.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ben Clifford [mailto:[email protected]]
> Sent: 04 May 2001 18:54
> To: [email protected]
> Subject: puzzling routing problem...
> I have installed trumpet winsock on a Win 95 box on my ethernet, and
> pointed it at my linux box which also has a tunnel connection.
> From the W95 box, I can't ping any IPv6 addresses further
> than the far end
> of my tunnel link - my linux box sends back ICMPv6 unreachable address
> messages for each ping.
> *unless* I also ping that address from the linux box, in
> which case the
> ping works from my laptop up until exactly 10 seconds after I stop the
> ping on the linux box.
> It feels to me like there is some form of route
> calculation/caching which
> is (not) happening, but I don't know enough about the guts of IPv6 and
> it's linux implementation to work it out.
> Any clues?
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