Re: your mail

Alan Cox (
Mon, 13 May 1996 09:17:24 +0100 (BST)

> I know that I could modify ip-down to add back the route to the dummy
> device, but this still leaves a window of no route. This is bad, as
> the errors are hard -- 'Network is Unreachable'.

Network unreachable is a soft error. If its being handled hard except
in the SYN_SENT/SYN_RECV case post a bug back.

> So, my vote is to remove this feature, or at least make it a config
> option.