how do you bring IPv6 live without reboot?

George Michaelson ggm at
Sat Jun 23 04:13:14 UTC 2007

On Sat, 23 Jun 2007 00:39:46 +0100
"Bruce M. Simpson" <bms at> wrote:
> The fact that it does work at all is to do with how protocol domain 
> attach works with struct ifnet. I am thinking that in future a lot of 
> this should change, in order to avoid a number of issues we currently 
> have -- this (the inability to re-attach IPv6 without taking down the 
> entire interface) is one of them.

its interesting that when I sent-pr'd this, I got tut-tutted back to
freebsd questions. In my books, not being able to do this kind of V6
maintenance work on the interface without taking it down probably
deserves to be kept as an open bug!


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