Re: IPv6 default routes / NM vs. kernel autoconfig

On 24/07/12 14:38, Ross Vandegrift wrote:

The lower-metric route should be from NetworkManager and it should reflect
the default route for the device that is used for connectivity. In your
case it seems to be nonsense.

Why does NM do this?  Iv6 autoconf is a dynamic routing protocol that

I must admit, I was surprised to see this.

chooses the best available default on the network.  *Any* static
default breaks this mechanism, and should only be used to workaround a
broken network configuration.

Though a router did a somewhat surprising thing (coming up with a
different link-local address), the network here is working perfectly

Note also in this case, it turned a dual gateway network into a single gateway one.

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