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From: (Bob Tracy)
To: Aurelien Jarno <>
Subject: Re: IPv6 router advertisement broken on 2.6.20-rc5
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2007 16:45:17 -0600 (CST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> "from Aurelien Jarno at Jan 16, 2007 10:42:53 pm"

Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> I have just tried a 2.6.20-rc5 kernel (I previously used a 2.6.19 one),
> and I have noticed that the IPv6 router advertisement functionality is
> broken. The interface is not attributed an IPv6 address anymore, despite
> /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/all/ra_accept being set to 1 (also true for each
> individual interface configuration).
> Using tcpdump, I am seeing the router advertisement messages arriving on
> the interface, but they seems to be ignored.

ACK as far as seeing the same thing.  Another symptom: ping6 to the
link-local all-nodes address (ff02::1) is similarly broken.  tcpdump
shows the packets on the wire, but there's no response.  The most
recent kernel from where IPv6 seems to be behaving properly
is 2.6.20-rc3.

Bob Tracy                   WTO + WIPO = DMCA?

  reply	other threads:[~2007-01-16 22:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-16 21:42 Aurelien Jarno
2007-01-16 22:45 ` Bob Tracy [this message]
2007-01-16 23:30 ` bert hubert
2007-01-16 23:42   ` Aurelien Jarno
2007-01-16 23:48   ` Sridhar Samudrala
2007-01-17 22:14     ` Aurelien Jarno
2007-01-17  0:03 ` Daniel Drake

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