Doug Barton dougb at FreeBSD.org
Mon Apr 5 06:15:11 UTC 2010

On 04/04/10 23:01, sthaug at nethelp.no wrote:
>>>>  No, my intension is not to compare IPv4 and IPv6 here.  We have never
>>>>  enable L3 address autoconfiguration without explicit configuration
>>>>  before.  This is reasonable and should be kept for IPv6, too.
>>> Agree 100%. Having IPv6 SLAAC as the default is a bad idea.
>>> On the other hand, I *do* like a single rc.conf knob (ipv6_enable) for
>>> the top level IPv6 functionality - even if it doesn't do a 100% job.
>> Thanks for your response. Do you think the compromise that I suggested
>> in my response to Kevin, enabling SLAAC for the interface if DHCP is in
>> use for IPv4 is reasonable?
> I think this is reasonable. However, I think it would also be worth
> while to revisit this point when DHCPv6 has evolved to do a more
> complete job (like assign a default gateway).

Absolutely. That's why I wanted to add the [NO]RTADV knobs, so that you
could combine them with DHCPv6 options.



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