[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH netifd 3/6] interface-ip: Remove ip loop policy rules as kernel issue is fixed

Kristian Evensen kristian.evensen at gmail.com
Wed Sep 23 06:12:38 EDT 2015


On Wed, Sep 9, 2015 at 3:45 PM, Hans Dedecker <dedeckeh at gmail.com> wrote:
> Remove ip loop policy rules as workaround for the kernel using unspecified address
> to lookup locally originating traffic is fixed by http://lkml.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1505.0/03094.html
> Signed-off-by: Hans Dedecker <dedeckeh at gmail.com>

This patch breaks (at least) IPv4 on multihomed routers that keep all
default routes in other tables than main. Without these rules, traffic
originating from the router (and not bound to an interface) will not
be routed anywhere and dropped.

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