[ntp:questions] ntp server with two default routes misbehaving after upgrade

Rob nomail at example.com
Wed Apr 23 09:20:53 UTC 2014


Caecilius <nospam at spamless.invalid> wrote:
> Yes, I was surprised to see the flip-flopping as I'd thought that the
> route cache would make a given target IP stick with a given source
> interface.  What's happening in practice is that it sticks for a while
> (about ten minutes) and then switches.  I tried reducing maxpoll to
> reduce the time between packets to below the route cache timeout of 5
> minutes, but that didn't help.
>
> I think there's something about the Linux policy routing load
> balancing and route caching that I don't fully understand.  It may be
> that I can adjust that to make the routes stick, but that's getting OT
> for this group.

The route cache has been removed from Linux.  Maybe that is what is
getting you surprised.



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