New IPv6 settings in rc.conf

Doug Barton dougb at
Mon Apr 26 02:01:41 UTC 2010

On 04/25/10 00:00, Bruce Cran wrote:
> On Sunday 25 April 2010 02:55:16 Doug Barton wrote:
>> On 04/24/10 17:54, Bruce Cran wrote:
>>> # if_bridge doesn't have a link-local address by default, so add one
>>> ifconfig_bridge0_ipv6="fe80::2%bridge0 prefixlen 64"
>> It's likely that you need to add inet6 before fe80 there:
>> ifconfig_bridge0_ipv6="inet6 fe80::2%bridge0 prefixlen 64"
> Thanks, adding 'inet6' before all the IPv6 addresses fixed the problem.

I'm glad to hear that, although now I have a sinking feeling about the
state of the -current code. In your OP you said you "updated to
-current," what version of FreeBSD did you upgrade from?



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