[radvd-devel-l] Advertising interface is not "autoconfigured"

Pekka Savola radvd-devel-l@litech.org
Thu, 24 Jan 2002 21:46:46 +0200 (EET)

On Thu, 24 Jan 2002, Vincent Jardin wrote:
> Thanks, it works. I would just like to precise the configuration:
> IPV6TO4_ROUTING="eth0-:1::0/64" has to be set in the configuration file of 
> the public access (ie ADSL's ppp0). It does not configure the address 
> 2002:IPV4:1::1/64 on the LAN interface (ie eth0), but it adds a static route 
> for the prefix 2002:IPV4:1::/64 via eth0.
> Why did you say that it configures the address 2002:IPV4:1::1/64 on the LAN 
> interface ? I could not get it in the script.

Sorry, I misremembered.

> I see 1 issue:
> - When my global IPV4 internet change, the static route to my LAN interface 
> would not be updated even if I send a HUP signal to the radvd. I have to 
> restart all the network configuration scripts, don't I ?

Your setup is like:



It's assumed that when IPv4 prefix changes, the base interface (e.g. 
ippp0) is brought up and down; then this works.  If the address changes 
but ifdown/ifup is not run, there will be problems?

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