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SubjectRe: routing bug?
On 2011-11-18 14:33, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> Le vendredi 18 novembre 2011 à 14:23 +0100, Pozsár Balázs a écrit :
>
>> On 2011-11-18 14:09, Eric Dumazet wrote:
>>
>>> Le vendredi 18 novembre 2011 à 13:48 +0100, Sven-Haegar Koch a écrit :
>>>
>>>
>>>> Added netdev list to CC:, there you should have a higher chance of a
>>>> usefull answer.
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, 18 Nov 2011, Pozsár Balázs wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>>
>>>>> I have been struggling with this not easily reproducible issue since a while.
>>>>> I am using linux kernel v3.1.0, and sometimes routing to a few IP addresses
>>>>> does not work. What seems to happen is that instead of sending the packet to
>>>>> the gateway, the kernel treats the destination address as local, and tries to
>>>>> gets its MAC address via ARP.
>>>>>
>>>>> For example, now my current IP address is 172.16.1.104/24, the gateway is
>>>>> 172.16.1.254:
>>>>>
>>>>> |# ifconfig eth0 eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:1B:63:97:FC:DC
>>>>> inet addr:172.16.1.104 Bcast:172.16.1.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
>>>>> UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
>>>>> RX packets:230772 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
>>>>> TX packets:171013 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
>>>>> collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
>>>>> RX bytes:191879370 (182.9 Mb) TX bytes:47173253 (44.9 Mb)
>>>>> Interrupt:17
>>>>>
>>>>> # route -n
>>>>> Kernel IP routing table
>>>>> Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface
>>>>> 0.0.0.0 172.16.1.254 0.0.0.0 UG 0 0 0 eth0
>>>>> 172.16.1.0 0.0.0.0 255.255.255.0 U 1 0 0 eth0
>>>>> |
>>>>>
>>>>> I can ping a few addresses, but not 172.16.0.59:
>>>>>
>>>>> |# ping -c1 172.16.1.254
>>>>> PING 172.16.1.254 (172.16.1.254) 56(84) bytes of data.
>>>>> 64 bytes from 172.16.1.254: icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=0.383 ms
>>>>>
>>>>> --- 172.16.1.254 ping statistics ---
>>>>> 1 packets transmitted, 1 received, 0% packet loss, time 0ms
>>>>> rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 0.383/0.383/0.383/0.000 ms
>>>>> root@pozsybook:~# ping -c1 172.16.0.1
>>>>> PING 172.16.0.1 (172.16.0.1) 56(84) bytes of data.
>>>>> 64 bytes from 172.16.0.1: icmp_seq=1 ttl=63 time=5.54 ms
>>>>>
>>>>> --- 172.16.0.1 ping statistics ---
>>>>> 1 packets transmitted, 1 received, 0% packet loss, time 0ms
>>>>> rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 5.545/5.545/5.545/0.000 ms
>>>>> root@pozsybook:~# ping -c1 172.16.0.2
>>>>> PING 172.16.0.2 (172.16.0.2) 56(84) bytes of data.
>>>>> 64 bytes from 172.16.0.2: icmp_seq=1 ttl=62 time=7.92 ms
>>>>>
>>>>> --- 172.16.0.2 ping statistics ---
>>>>> 1 packets transmitted, 1 received, 0% packet loss, time 0ms
>>>>> rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 7.925/7.925/7.925/0.000 ms
>>>>> root@pozsybook:~# ping -c1 172.16.0.59
>>>>> PING 172.16.0.59 (172.16.0.59) 56(84) bytes of data.
>>>>> From 172.16.1.104 icmp_seq=1 Destination Host Unreachable
>>>>>
>>>>> --- 172.16.0.59 ping statistics ---
>>>>> 1 packets transmitted, 0 received, +1 errors, 100% packet loss, time 0ms
>>>>> |
>>>>>
>>>>> When trying to ping 172.16.0.59, I can see in tcpdump that an ARP req was
>>>>> sent:
>>>>>
>>>>> |# tcpdump -n -i eth0|grep ARP
>>>>> tcpdump: verbose output suppressed, use -v or -vv for full protocol decode
>>>>> listening on eth0, link-type EN10MB (Ethernet), capture size 96 bytes
>>>>> 15:25:16.671217 ARP, Request who-has 172.16.0.59 tell 172.16.1.104, length 28
>>>>> |
>>>>>
>>>>> and /proc/net/arp has an incomplete entry for 172.16.0.59:
>>>>>
>>>>> |# grep 172.16.0.59 /proc/net/arp
>>>>>
>>>>> 172.16.0.59 0x1 0x0 00:00:00:00:00:00 * eth0
>>>>> |
>>>>>
>>>>> Please note, that 172.16.0.59 /is/ accessible from this LAN from other
>>>>> computers.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Does anyone have any idea of what's going on? Thanks,
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Balazs Pozsar
>>>>>
>>>>> ps: I think it is related to this one: https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/11/16/292
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>> Could you send us result of :
>>>
>>> ip route get 172.16.0.59
>>> ip route list cache match 172.16.0.59
>>>
>>>
>> I did not tell you in my first mail, that some times different hosts are
>> reachable and unreachable. I will try to not confuse you :)
>> As of now, 172.16.0.59 is OK, and 172.16.0.37 is NOT OK.
>> Also, 172.16.0.64 is OK now, and 172.16.0.42 is NOT OK now.
>>
>> The two commands you have requested give the following output for these
>> IP addresses:
>>
>> These are OK:
>>
>> # ip route get 172.16.0.64
>> 172.16.0.64 via 172.16.1.254 dev eth0 src 172.16.1.22
>> cache
>> # ip route get 172.16.0.59
>> 172.16.0.59 via 172.16.1.254 dev eth0 src 172.16.1.22
>> cache
>>
>> These are NOT OK:
>>
>> # ip route get 172.16.0.37
>> 172.16.0.37 dev eth0 src 172.16.1.22
>> cache<redirected> ipid 0x97a4
>> # ip route get 172.16.0.42
>> 172.16.0.42 dev eth0 src 172.16.1.22
>> cache<redirected> ipid 0x0d21
>>
>> These are OK:
>>
>> # ip route list cache match 172.16.0.59
>> 172.16.0.59 via 172.16.1.254 dev eth0 src 172.16.1.22
>> cache
>> # ip route list cache match 172.16.0.64
>> 172.16.0.64 via 172.16.1.254 dev eth0 src 172.16.1.22
>> cache
>>
>> These are NOT OK:
>>
>> # ip route list cache match 172.16.0.37
>> 172.16.0.37 dev eth0 src 172.16.1.22
>> cache<redirected> ipid 0x97a4
>> 172.16.0.37 from 172.16.1.22 dev eth0
>> cache<redirected> ipid 0x97a4
>> 172.16.0.37 from 172.16.1.22 dev eth0
>> cache<redirected> ipid 0x97a4
>> # ip route list cache match 172.16.0.42
>> 172.16.0.42 dev eth0 src 172.16.1.22
>> cache<redirected> ipid 0x0d21
>> 172.16.0.42 from 172.16.1.22 dev eth0
>> cache<redirected> ipid 0x0d21
>>
>>
>> How can I fix this?
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
> We are working on it (see threads in netdev)
>
> You can in the meantime
>
> echo 0>/proc/sys/net/ipv4/conf/eth0/accept_redirects
>

Unfortunately it does not solve the problem for me, I have have these
"cache <redirected>" entries even after that echo command.

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