Subject: Re: introducing ath(4) and the FreeBSD 802.11 layer
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List: current-users
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:
>> 		up
>> 	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.