Subject: Re: kern/22792 gif and routing
To: None <>
From: Michael van Elst <>
List: tech-net
Date: 09/15/2003 19:58:57 (Vincent Jardin) writes:

>> 	KAME code has quickhack fix for this - lookup route every 5 seconds.
>> 	i don't think it clean enough, but as there's no other workaround
>> 	found, i'll bring the fix in near future.

>What's happened if there are 1000 gif interfaces ? Does it mean that it needs 
>1000 timers ? It could be an scaling issue for a tunnel server.

There is no timer but a timestamp that is checked for every packet
sent through the interface. The overhead is constant (relative to
the number of interfaces).

                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."