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Re: intermittent issue ifconfig cannot assign link-local address

On 4/27/2013 10:08 PM, STEPHEN JONES wrote:

I'm seeing an issue with ifconfig failing in an unpredictable way which may be 
related to inet6.

For instance:

$ ksh network stop
Stopping network.

Before running your simple ifconfig(8), try to exec without flags and check to see if there's an IPv6 link-local address auto-assigned.

There should be an existing link-local IPv6 address:

Also, you can ktrace the process to see which sysctls flail


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