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Date:	Mon, 19 Mar 2007 17:11:41 +0200 (EET)
From:	Pekka Savola <>
Subject: / iproute2 hoplimit 2^32-1 vs 2^8-1


On kernel based on (FC6), 'ip -6 r l' shows:

default via fe80::212:f0ff:fe5f:c4ec dev eth1  proto kernel  metric 1024  expires 7191sec mtu 1500 advmss 1440 hoplimit 4294967295

(this is the same with iproute2-ss061214 and iproute2-ss070313.)

So, it seems that the data length for hoplimit is not quite right, or 
it's reported as 2^32-1 instead of 2^8-1...

Pekka Savola                 "You each name yourselves king, yet the
Netcore Oy                    kingdom bleeds."
Systems. Networks. Security. -- George R.R. Martin: A Clash of Kings
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