Subject: Re: misc/33793: network stop & start breaks IPv6
To: Pavel Cahyna <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-net
Date: 06/23/2006 09:54:07
On Fri, Jun 23, 2006 at 09:48:53AM +0200, Pavel Cahyna wrote:
> Is allowing deletion of link-local addresses desirable? If there are good
> rreasons for allowing it, re-adding the address at every down->up
> transition seems wrong.

I agree. To me it sounds like the best fix would be to fix the network
script's stop command to not delete link local IPv6 addresses (maybe
by adding a suitable option to ifconfig - or by using some awk magic).