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From: Vincent Bernat <bernat@debian.org>
To: David Ahern <dsahern@gmail.com>
Cc: Baptiste Jonglez <baptiste@bitsofnetworks.org>,
	Alarig Le Lay <alarig@swordarmor.fr>,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, jack@basilfillan.uk,
	Oliver <bird-o@sernet.de>
Subject: Re: IPv6 regression introduced by commit 3b6761d18bc11f2af2a6fc494e9026d39593f22c
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 07:39:13 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87wo0e8npa.fsf@debian.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <66345b05-7864-ced2-7f3c-493260be39f7@gmail.com> (David Ahern's message of "Sun, 27 Sep 2020 20:38:28 -0700")

 ❦ 27 septembre 2020 20:38 -07, David Ahern:

> fib_rt_alloc is incremented by calls to ip6_dst_alloc. Each of your
> 9,999 pings is to a unique address and hence causes a dst to be
> allocated and the counter to be incremented. It is never decremented.
> That is standard operating procedure.

At some point, only PMTU exceptions would create a dst entry.
-- 
Program defensively.
            - The Elements of Programming Style (Kernighan & Plauger)

  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-28  5:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-03-05  8:17 Alarig Le Lay
2020-03-08  0:52 ` David Ahern
2020-03-08 10:57   ` Alarig Le Lay
2020-03-09  2:15     ` David Ahern
2020-03-09  8:59       ` Fabian Grünbichler
2020-03-09 10:47         ` Alarig Le Lay
2020-03-09 11:35           ` Fabian Grünbichler
2020-03-10 10:35       ` Alarig Le Lay
2020-03-10 15:27         ` David Ahern
2020-03-29 14:09           ` Alarig Le Lay
2020-09-27 15:35   ` Baptiste Jonglez
2020-09-27 16:10     ` Baptiste Jonglez
2020-09-28  3:38       ` David Ahern
2020-09-28  5:39         ` Vincent Bernat [this message]
2020-09-28  6:48         ` Baptiste Jonglez
2020-09-29  3:39           ` David Ahern

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