Netlink: Cannot allocate memory (solved)
santiago at crfreenet.org
Mon Dec 13 11:37:12 CET 2010
On Sat, Dec 11, 2010 at 10:09:25PM +0100, Petr Šťastný wrote:
> All right. I solved this problem after hours of googling.
> It is caused by the limit of enteries in IPv6 kernel routing table, which
> is defined in /proc/sys/net/ipv6/route/max_size and is 4096 by default.
> But we have more than 4096 IPv6 routes, so it crashed when adding 4097th
> entry into kernel table. But it also took down OSPF communication.
Thanks for a note. I didn't know about this limit.
> Maybe bird should check this limit and tell more interesting error
> message? Thanks.
It would be probably better to put that to some doc/FAQ.
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Ondrej 'SanTiago' Zajicek (email: santiago at crfreenet.org)
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