how do you bring IPv6 live without reboot?
Bruce A. Mah
bmah at freebsd.org
Wed Jun 20 00:37:23 UTC 2007
If memory serves me right, George Michaelson wrote:
> on a 6-STABLE host, I added:
> to rc.conf, and ran /etc/rc.d/network_ipv6
> this did not bring IPv6 live. rtsol reported problems with get_llflag()
> calls. However across reboot, the system came up with IPv6 fine.
> Can somebody explain why this won't work if run after the init sequence
> has run to completion? What is the sequence of commands that when run
> on an active FreeBSD system causes it to successfully bind to IPv6?
Hrm. You might also need to invoke /etc/rc.d/auto_linklocal before (I
think it's before?) network_ipv6. This script was recently added
(during the 6.2 release cycle) as a part of mitigating some security
risks related to IPv6 link-local addresses.
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