Subject: Re: HELP on Multicast
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com>
Date: 11/30/2006 17:14:41
On Thu, Nov 30, 2006 at 03:17:54PM +0000, Alexandre Almeida wrote:
> I think that I need to work with multicast, to enable RIP (qaugga) and a
> speedtouch router, but I dont' t understand why is MULTICAST enable on
> interfaces and netstat -g don't show them.
> # netstat -gn
> Virtual Interface Table is empty
> Multicast Forwarding Cache is empty
Those are for multicast _routing_, not for the local multicasts you'd need
for routing protocols.
I've used ex and ep interfaces with IPv6, so I know that local multicasts
work with them.
> I think that a route like 188.8.131.52 should exist, but I' really don't
> understand Multicast
No, that wouldn't show up as a route. You need to tell your Quagga
to listen on the right interface, most likely. Hm, can you tcpdump
on the interface you want and look for the incoming multicast reports?
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