Multiple default routes / Force external routing

Julian Elischer julian at
Wed Apr 15 05:44:29 UTC 2009

Sam Fourman Jr. wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 2:23 PM,  <sthaug at> wrote:
>>>> I think you are rather confused about what Multiple FIBs is..
>>>> All it is is teh  ability to make a packet use a particular
>>>> FIB on it's outgoing path. There is not such thing as an interface
>>>> being "In" a FIB. All interfaces are still visible to the routing code
>>>> by default, and The IP stack still knows about them.I think the IP
>>>> stack set's the 'loopback' flag on a packet regardless of the FIB
>>>> selected if teh dest is one of its own addresses.
>>>> What you want is VIMAGE.
> is VIMAGE fully integrated into  FreeBSD 8 CURRENT? (I believe this
> answer is no)
> also is VIMAGE expected to make it into FreeBSD 8?

not fully but a lot of it is under way

> Maybe Someone will give a VIMAGE update at BSDCan this year

I'm hoping the report will be "try this option in your kernel"

but real life tends to make these plans variable.

> Sam Fourman Jr.

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