Commit 60713a0c authored by Hannes Frederic Sowa's avatar Hannes Frederic Sowa Committed by David S. Miller

ipv6: send unsolicited neighbour advertisements to all-nodes

As documented in RFC4861 (Neighbor Discovery for IP version 6) 7.2.6.,
unsolicited neighbour advertisements should be sent to the all-nodes
multicast address.
Signed-off-by: default avatarHannes Frederic Sowa <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <>
parent a66fe165
......@@ -535,7 +535,7 @@ static void ndisc_send_unsol_na(struct net_device *dev)
struct inet6_dev *idev;
struct inet6_ifaddr *ifa;
struct in6_addr mcaddr;
struct in6_addr mcaddr = IN6ADDR_LINKLOCAL_ALLNODES_INIT;
idev = in6_dev_get(dev);
if (!idev)
......@@ -543,7 +543,6 @@ static void ndisc_send_unsol_na(struct net_device *dev)
list_for_each_entry(ifa, &idev->addr_list, if_list) {
addrconf_addr_solict_mult(&ifa->addr, &mcaddr);
ndisc_send_na(dev, NULL, &mcaddr, &ifa->addr,
/*router=*/ !!idev->cnf.forwarding,
/*solicited=*/ false, /*override=*/ true,
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