[radvd-devel-l] making a router to autconfigure
pekkas at netcore.fi
Fri Nov 11 11:55:39 EST 2005
On Fri, 11 Nov 2005, Magesh mannar wrote:
> I wish to know how to make the autoconfiguration enabled and make it
> work properly for a router.
> Let me elobrate my scenatio.
> R1 and R2 are routers. R1 is preconfigured with IPv6 address and
> sends RADVD. Though R2 is a router, it is not preconfigured with any
> IPv6 address but i want to it to do address autoconfiguration based
> on the prefix received from the router R1.
> The autoconfiguration works fine as long the
> /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/eth0/forwarding (in the R2) is set to 0 and
> /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/eth0/autoconf is set to 1 . The moment
> proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/eth0/forwarding (in the R2) is set to 1 (i,e
> it becomes a router) /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/eth0/autoconf is set to
> Does any one know how the make the autoconfiguration work for a router.
No, configure the router manually. This is not the feature of radvd,
but Linux kernel (and that's what the specifications say as well).
Further, if you want/need to have the same prefix on n1, you will need
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