[radvd-devel-l] radvd on dynamicly appearing/disappearing interfaces

Arkadiusz Miskiewicz arekm at maven.pl
Sat Feb 21 07:28:35 EST 2009

On Thursday 05 of February 2009, Pekka Savola wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, 4 Feb 2009, Arkadiusz Miskiewicz wrote:
> > It seems that currently radvd doesn't notice that configured interface is
> > gone and then up again. What are possibilities to improve this?
> >
> > (real life situation: radvd on openvpn managed interface; service openvpn
> > restart and radvd no longer sends ra on the interface).
> Which radvd version are you running?  In radvd, there were changes to
> this, and it should reactivate the interfaces when they're back.
> Setting "IgnoreIfMissing on;" additionally quences some error
> messages.  Prior to 1.0, IgnoreIfMissing might have brought you
> what you were looking for.

radvd 1.2

This option helps since when radvd starts the openvpn interfaces are not yet 
available. Is there a reason why it is not on by default?

Arkadiusz Miśkiewicz        PLD/Linux Team
arekm / maven.pl            http://ftp.pld-linux.org/

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