[radvd-devel-l] radvd not acting on recieved RA's

Iain Young radvd-devel-l@litech.org
Sun, 18 Nov 2001 19:46:14 +0000

Hi Pekka,

On Sun, Nov 18, 2001 at 09:22:03PM +0200, Pekka Savola wrote:

> Are you sure you've understood the function of radvd correctly?  You don't
> need it on nodes where you want to autoconfigure addresses.

Ah. I see. I was under the (mistaken) impression it was needed for 
autoconfiguring nodes as well .

> If/as you've enabled forwarding on your Linux box, router advertisements
> from Cisco will automatically be ignored.  This is a feature.


> You should be able to autoconfigure that interface .. but that makes 
> little sense for a router.

Yup, it works now. Thanks for putting me right on the use of radvd.

All the Best