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From: David Ahern <>
To: Ben Greear <>, netdev <>
Subject: Re: IPv6 addr and route is gone after adding port to vrf (5.2.0+)
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 14:35:23 -0600
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On 10/11/19 7:57 AM, Ben Greear wrote:
>> The down-up cycling is done on purpose - to clear out neigh entries and
>> routes associated with the device under the old VRF. All entries must be
>> created with the device in the new VRF.
> I believe I found another thing to be aware of relating to this.
> My logic has been to do supplicant, then do DHCP, and only when DHCP
> responds do I set up the networking for the wifi station.
> It is at this time that I would be creating a VRF (or using routing rules
> if not using VRF).
> But, when I add the station to the newly created vrf, then it bounces it,
> and that causes supplicant to have to re-associate  (I think, lots of
> moving
> pieces, so I could be missing something).
> Any chance you could just clear the neighbor entries and routes w/out
> bouncing
> the interface?

yes, it is annoying. I have been meaning to fix that, but never found
the motivation to do it. If you have the time, it would be worth
avoiding the overhead.

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Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-16 19:13 Ben Greear
2019-08-16 19:15 ` David Ahern
2019-08-16 21:28   ` Ben Greear
2019-08-16 21:48     ` David Ahern
2019-10-11 13:57       ` Ben Greear
2019-10-11 20:35         ` David Ahern [this message]
2019-10-14 16:44           ` Ben Greear

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