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Date:   Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:21:38 -0800
From:   Ben Greear <>
To:     David Miller <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH RFC net-next 1/4] ipv4: fib_rules: support match on sport,
 dport and ip proto

On 02/12/2018 04:03 PM, David Miller wrote:
> From: Eric Dumazet <>
> Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2018 13:54:59 -0800
>> We had project/teams using different routing tables for each vlan they
>> setup :/
> Indeed, people use FIB rules and think they can scale in software.  As
> currently implemented, they can't.
> The example you give sounds possibly like a great VRF use case btw :-)

I'm one of those people with lots of FIB rules wishing it would scale
better, and wanting a routing table per netdev.

If there is a relatively easy suggestion to make this work better, I'd
like to give it a try.  I have not looked at VRF at all to date...


Ben Greear <>
Candela Technologies Inc

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