[Dnsmasq-discuss] [BUG] RA are sent too fast and slows down the machine

Cooper Lees me at cooperlees.com
Thu Aug 22 18:33:12 BST 2019

This sounds exactly like the bug I am seeing on my Raspberry Pi.

Discussion was here: http://lists.thekelleys.org.uk/pipermail/dnsmasq-discuss/2019q3/013200.html <http://lists.thekelleys.org.uk/pipermail/dnsmasq-discuss/2019q3/013200.html>
- Happy to test patches if you'd like


> On Aug 21, 2019, at 11:59 AM, Petr Mensik <pemensik at redhat.com> wrote:
> Hi Simon and Maarten,
> we discovered when playing with NetworkManager-ci [1], that lastest
> release is somehow broken. Test running dnsmasq are quite slow on latest
> release.
> I have created repeatable started script that reproduces it. Then used
> git bisect to find when it was broken. It seems fast sending were
> intentional in commit 0a496f059c1e9 [2], but maybe way it affects the
> system were underestimated. It is significant for systems that hit such
> issue. I think it has to be fixed to slow it down to short time
> interval, not endless loop. Reported as Fedora bug [3].
> 1. https://github.com/NetworkManager/NetworkManager-ci
> 2.
> http://thekelleys.org.uk/gitweb/?p=dnsmasq.git;a=commit;h=0a496f059c1e9d75c33cce4c1211d58422ba4f62
> 3. https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1739797
> -- 
> Petr Menšík
> Software Engineer
> Red Hat, http://www.redhat.com/
> email: pemensik at redhat.com  PGP: 65C6C973
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