Directly connected interface redistribution problem

Ondrej Zajicek santiago at
Thu Sep 29 08:36:49 CEST 2011

On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 10:43:20PM +0100, Alex Bligh wrote:
> I am using a config a little like the one below to import routes directed
> at interfaces into bird (by which I mean a /32 routed out of an interface
> with a static route) and then redistribute them into OSPF. The configuration
> in general works.
> If I
> a) start bird (assume an empty routing table)
> b) pause for several seconds / minutes
> c) add the interface
> d) add the /32 static route to the interface
> then all is well.
> If I omit step (b) above, then the route appears to get imported into
> the evrospf protocol (i.e. 'show protocols all evrospf' shows the same
> thing) but it never makes it to the OSPF peer (Quagga in this case).
> A "restart evrospf" fixes it.

Could you send me outputs of 'show ospf state' and 'show ospf neighbors'
with and without the problem?

Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo

Ondrej 'SanTiago' Zajicek (email: santiago at
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