UHb (broadcast) routes get into OSPF database on OpenBSD 6.4

Ondrej Zajicek santiago at crfreenet.org
Mon Jan 21 15:18:55 CET 2019

On Sun, Jan 20, 2019 at 01:10:03AM +0700, Igor Podlesny wrote:
> I have an instance of Bird 1.6.4 on a freshly installed OpenBSD 6.4.
> My study of its OSPF database shown (with birdc show ospf lsadb self)
> that there were LSAs for broadcast routes that are indicated as ones
> having "UHb" in netstat -rn output. I suspect they're added by
> "protocol direct", but didn't check it yet.


I would guess they are added by kernel protocol in 'learn' mode.
Cold you check that - what protocol they show in 'show route'?

> Looks like a bug, doesn't it?

I suppose we should not import them if we cannot represent them properly.

Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo

Ondrej 'Santiago' Zajicek (email: santiago at crfreenet.org)
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