Subject: Re: IPv6 and the kernel
To: Gregg C Levine <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-net
Date: 08/25/2000 03:15:19
On Thu, 24 Aug 2000, Gregg C Levine wrote:
> Hello from Gregg C Levine writing for myself
> Here is question that is quite literally traveled lightyears to get here:
> Does the kernel need to be recompiled to support IPv6? I know for Linux, ver
> 2.2.xx, and later, you do need to recompile it. And I won't bother to go
> into what needs to be done to enable that protocol function, on M$
> platforms. Obviously to do other things then simply transmit packets
> formatted in IPv6 format, more will need to be done, I'll tacklr that one in
> a later series of messages.

NetBSD 1.5 will ship with IPv6 ready-to-go on all officially supported

 - Hubert

NetBSD - because Unix isn't just #include <linux.h>, i386, ILP32, ELF, ...!