Subject: Re: introducing ath(4) and the FreeBSD 802.11 layer
To: None <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/16/2003 07:20:28
>> ath* becomes IFF_RUNNING without mac address being set to
>> ifp->if_addrlist (AF_LINK sockaddr). it causes trouble with IPv6 code
>> (no linklocal address will be assigned on IFF_UP).
>> for instance, if i have the following file as /etc/ifconfig.ath0,
>> linklocal address won't be assigned:
>> how should we fix it? when does AF_LINK sockaddr gets assigned?
> i'm seeing weird symptom with ath*. even though ifconfig(8) shows
> AF_LINK sockaddr, "ifconfig up" does not assign IPv6 linklocal address
> to ath0. it will work if i "ifconfig up" manually after logging in.
fixed. it was due to ENETRESET on ADDMULTI.