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Date:	Sat, 29 Aug 2015 13:46:28 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 net-next 0/3] ipv4: Hash-based multipath routing

From: Peter Nørlund <>
Date: Sat, 29 Aug 2015 22:31:15 +0200

> On Sat, 29 Aug 2015 13:14:29 -0700 (PDT)
> David Miller <> wrote:
>> From:
>> Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:00:47 +0200
>> > When the routing cache was removed in 3.6, the IPv4 multipath
>> > algorithm changed from more or less being destination-based into
>> > being quasi-random per-packet scheduling. This increases the risk
>> > of out-of-order packets and makes it impossible to use multipath
>> > together with anycast services.
>> Don't even try to be fancy.
>> Simply kill the round-robin stuff off completely, and make hash based
>> routing the one and only mode, no special configuration stuff
>> necessary.
> I like the sound of that! Just to be clear - are you telling me to
> stick with L3 and skip the L4 part?

For now it seems best to just do L3 and make ipv4 and ipv6 behave the
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