dhclient -6 and router advertisement M/O bits

David W. Hankins dhankins at isc.org
Wed Feb 3 23:44:47 UTC 2010

On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 10:12:09AM -0500, adrian mamolea wrote:
> I failed to find an rtsold implementation for Linux.

Linux' is integrated into the kernel, you can try looking in /proc.

> Should I understand that you suggest to disable RA based autoconfiguration
> in Linux (sysctl) and port rtsold from *BSD?

Well, what I do is I just run dhclient -6 anyway, all the time, since
RA flags are not that reliable anyway.

But no, I wasn't specifically thinking of porting any BSD's rtsold,
just speaking generically to be careful your particular device
performing that function is well suited.

David W. Hankins	"If you don't do it right the first time,
Software Engineer		     you'll just have to do it again."
Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.		-- Jack T. Hankins
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