g.ponza at tin.it
Wed May 9 14:18:15 CEST 2012
thanks for replying to my msg.
Ondrej Zajicek wrote:
> Yes, Linux 2.4 should work in BIRD. But it is not
> regularly tested.
It seems to me it is working properly :)
> See FAQ for this warning message (Netlink: File exists):
> That is because Linux 2.4 does not have monotonic
> timer. In that case we use standard timer and have
> workarounds for detecting time jumps (e.g. when NTP
> get synchronized) so it should work even in that case.
In the next future, as time permit, could be foreseen,
for a better tuning to 2.4 kernels, the following:
./configure --kernel-24 (or any appropriate switch)
> I do not see any unexpected warnings. Probably it is sufficient to test
> whether new route appears in kernel table and whether disappears when it
> is removed.
Yes, everything it's going OK: the routes are added or
removed as they appear or disappear in the network status.
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