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Date:	Tue, 5 Jun 2007 16:36:16 -0700
From:	Chris Wright <chrisw@...s-sol.org>
To:	Simon Arlott <simon@...e.lp0.eu>
Cc:	netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	davem@...emloft.net, yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org, berni@...kenwald.de,
	stable@...nel.org, linkfanel@...oo.fr
Subject: Re: [stable] "[IPV6]: Fix routing round-robin locking." breaks
	manual default route (bug 8349)

* Simon Arlott (simon@...e.lp0.eu) wrote:
> Adding a ::/0 route doesn't work:
> # ip -6 r a ::/0 via fe80::230:18ff:feb0:25c2 dev eth0
> # ping6 -c 1 2001:4b10:1005:0:205:b4ff:fe12:530
> connect: Network is unreachable
> 
> A route assigned by addrconf works.
> 
> Reverting this patch from 2.6.22-rc3 fixes it:
> 	commit f11e6659ce9058928d73ff440f9b40a818d628ab
> 	Author: David S. Miller <davem@...set.davemloft.net>
> 	Date:   Sat Mar 24 20:36:25 2007 -0700
> 	    [IPV6]: Fix routing round-robin locking.
> 
> This patch is was added to 2.6.20.5, breaking -stable too.

Rather than reverting that patch, applying this patch should fix
your ipv6 issue:

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff_plain;h=7ebba6d14f8d63cad583bf1cc0330b601d5a8171

I'll wait for Dave or Yoshifuji to decide if this is a proper -stable
patch.

thanks,
-chris
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