Subject: Re: proposed changes to system config files
To: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Berndt Josef Wulf <email@example.com>
Date: 10/29/2001 07:49:30
Hubert Feyrer wrote
> On Sun, 28 Oct 2001, Berndt Josef Wulf wrote:
> > The proposed changes have no impact on the current situation other
> > than providing a means of configuring IPv6 capable systems using a
> > procedure similar to that currently used for IPv4.
> Why configure a manual default-route when routersolicitation can be used?
Good question. In my case it didn't work without setting a default
route manually. Whilst I was able to ping the remote end from the
router, it refused to route IPv6 traffic via that interface.
The system in question is intended to act as a router for the
local network. The interfaces are configure utilizing
ifconfig.de0 and ifconfig.gif0. rc.conf is configured with the
The same setup without defaultroute6 defined didn't work. The link
only came alive after explicit declaration of the defaultroute6.
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