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Re: multiple default gateway
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: multiple default gateway
- From: Tarquin Joseph <tarquin_(_dot_)_joseph_(_at_)_gmail_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Wed, 3 Nov 2004 09:41:52 -0400
- Reply-to: Tarquin Joseph <tarquin_(_dot_)_joseph_(_at_)_gmail_(_dot_)_com>
Just out of curiosity, how will this work when implemented?
Would one default be used in something like a back-up. Or will there
be like a round robin or weighted policy for forwarding packets
through the routes?
On Tue, 2 Nov 2004 13:03:20 +0100, Henning Brauer <lists-openbsd_(_at_)_bsws_(_dot_)_de> wrote:
> * Kiet Huynh <huynhkiet_(_at_)_gmail_(_dot_)_com> [2004-11-02 11:48]:
> > I read that OpenBSD 3.6 "Permit multiple default routes."
> Uhm. Where?
> While technically true, it is practically worthless for the moment.
> More than one route for a given destination can be entered to the
> kernel (when the RTF_MPATH flag is set with the request), but the
> kernel won't ever use any but the first one.
> This change is more "preparing" for future changes than anything else.
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