Re: More observations regarding IPv6 on PPC platform.

Thunder from the hill (
Mon, 25 Mar 2002 17:30:08 -0700

Matthew Drobnak wrote:
> While I was attempting to debug a little bit, I installed tcpdump to see
> if it was even seeing the router advertisements...Apparently it was..
> On top of that, if you keep tcpdump running, IPv6 works fine!
tcpdump keeps ethn in promiscuous mode. Maybe this is what was expected?

> I noticed that when I had it manually configured, whenever any sort of
> routing was necessary, a neighbor solicitation was sent out, but never
> made it to the other end. However, if I let it auto configure, it worked
> fine, and as well if I added on the secondary addresss using "ifconfig
> eth1 add ....", so, with that being said, is it a MAC or IP address
> filtering problem?
> Any ideas would be appreciated, I'd like to get this running, as I'm a
> big fan of IPv6... I have 1 IPv4 address, but a whole /48 to work with. :-D
Addresses for free.


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