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Re: kern/51531: Recent networking regression affecting installs

The following reply was made to PR kern/51531; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Roy Marples <>
To: Andreas Gustafsson <>
Subject: Re: kern/51531: Recent networking regression affecting installs
Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2016 19:58:40 +0000

 On 22/11/2016 19:05, Andreas Gustafsson wrote:
 > Roy Marples wrote:
 >> Do you know if the new ifconfig command did in fact wait for around
 >> 15 seconds before running ping?
 > I don't know, as I do not have a timestamped log.  I will add a
 > timestamping facility and rerun the test tomorrow.
 > I should also mention that when the machine netboots, it gets the
 > address using DHCP at the PXE and tftpboot stages, and
 > then in sysinst, it is statically configured with the same address it
 > previously got using DHCP.  Could this be confusing DAD somehow?
 > This is a dedicated network segment with only the server (
 > and the machine being installed on, so there should be no possibility
 > of address conflicts with third parties.
 I'm going to guess that ifconfig -w 15 -W 5 did infact wait the time.
 I'll also guess that my recentish changes have unmasked the actual
 problem in that for some reason DaD isn't completing on your interface.
 Could you wait a few minutes and then look at the ifconfig output again?
 Guessing the addresses still say TENTATIVE.

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