[radvd-devel-l] radvd and WiFi access points

Thibault VINCENT tibal at reloaded.fr
Sun Mar 21 14:26:38 EDT 2010

Florian Effenberger wrote:
> I am currently playing with radvd (1.0 version from Ubuntu 8.04). It
> works like a charm in my wired network, but in my wireless network,
> getting an IPv6 address takes 5-10 minutes, although I've set the time
> frame to 5-10 seconds. I guess the IPv6 via WiFi eventually comes via
> the NDP protocol rather than radvd.
> Is my access point filtering out required data? What do I have to
> enable? Any experiences on using radvd with WiFi?


RA and NDP works the same over wired or wireless ethernet. Then you may
be searching for a filtering problem or buggy firmware/driver.
I would do some IP capture before and after the AP just to be sure it's
a real transparent bridge.

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