Subject: Re: setting up IPv6
To: Sean Davis <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-net
Date: 04/08/2002 13:48:40
On Sun, 7 Apr 2002, Sean Davis wrote:
> ifconfig tl0 inet6 2001:c0a8:4501:0001:0008:c7ff:fea4:a940 prefixlen 64 up
> The MAC address of the card is 00:08:c7:a4:a9:40, and the IPv4 address is
> - Is it OK to make the IPv6 address from the IPv4 if you're not
> doing 6to4, or should I be doing something differently?

No need to use the v4 address. The above looks fine - check back with the
link local adress (fe80:...) to make sure you got the right bits on the

 - Hubert

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