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Re: Generating Unsolicited Neighbor Advertisements

Edgar Fuß <> wrote:
>In the IPv4 world, adding an address to an interface causes an
>Gratuitous ARP to be sent, informing the world about the new MAC

>In the IPv6 world, there are Unsolicited Neighbor Advertisements, but
>they are declared optional (speeding up things) and NetBSD seems not to
>send them.

My quick scan of the NetBSD sources after your first message found some
code that looks like it should be able to send an Unsolicited Neighbor

What was the status of the interface when you added the extra address ?

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