Re: IPv6 support

On Wed, 2008-03-26 at 17:53 +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-03-26 at 13:41 -0400, Dan Williams wrote:
> > 
> > David could shed more light here, but I'm 95% sure that the kernel
> > _used_ to only configure the device for IPv6 when something _else_
> > configurated a valid LL address for the device.  NetworkManager does
> > that, maybe some other tool is doing so?  Or maybe the kernel does it
> > automagically now for some reason if you poke something in sysfs?
> The kernel always did it automatically. NetworkManager removes the LL
> address when it initialises the interface (it removes _all_ addresses).

Ah, right, that's why we add it _back_ due to the flushing.  That'll get
better in the near term.


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