[zeromq-dev] [PATCH] IPv6 changes to 4.0

Martin Sustrik sustrik at 250bpm.com
Fri Aug 26 08:02:57 CEST 2011

On 08/26/2011 07:25 AM, Steven McCoy wrote:

> Then my Linux box ends up looking like this:
> eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:14:5e:bd:6d:da
>            inet addr:  Bcast:  Mask:
>            inet6 addr: 2002:dce8:d28e:0:214:5eff:febd:6dda/64 Scope:Global
>            inet6 addr: fe80::214:5eff:febd:6dda/64 Scope:Link
>            inet6 addr: 2002:dce8:d28e::31/64 Scope:Global
>            UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
> lo        Link encap:Local Loopback
>            inet addr:  Mask:
>            inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
>            UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
> That's trying to give a static IPv6 to each host with the
> 2002:dce8:d28e:: prefix but getting an
> additional auto-configuration address fromin.ripngd because that's
> lovely Solaris.

So is it Linux or Solaris?

Btw, is having two global addresses on a same interface OK from the 
point of view of IPv6 specs?


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