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Date:	Thu, 17 May 2007 13:25:53 +0200
From:	Janusz Krzysztofik <jkrzyszt@....icnet.pl>
To:	Julian Anastasov <ja@....bg>
CC:	Patrick McHardy <kaber@...sh.net>,
	Simon Horman <horms@...ge.net.au>,
	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [IPV4] LVS: Allow to send ICMP unreachable responses when real-servers
 are removed

Julian Anastasov wrote:
> If icmp_send is changed to use inet_addr_type() then ICMP will leave
> with saddr != VIP and that is not nice.
> ...
>> I'm not familiar with the IPVS terms, but as far as I understand,
>> it is _not_ going to return RTN_LOCAL, so we get the desired
>> behaviour of selecting a local address as source.
> 
> 	But what is preferred is to use VIP in ICMP.
> 
> ip route add local VIP dev lo table user_defined
> 
> 	returns RTCF_LOCAL but inet_addr_type() does not return RTN_LOCAL,
> we fix one thing but break another :)

Well, I have promissed you to give some feedback after I test the patch 
proposed by Patrick, but after Julian's post I can only confirm that it 
works exactly as Julian said, what is not what I would expect.

Julian, thank you for your detailed explanation of the issue, I have 
nothing more to add.

Janusz


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