ipv6 - New subnet mask too short

Bruce Hudson Bruce.Hudson at Dal.Ca
Fri Oct 26 17:29:21 UTC 2012

> I am trying to configure hdcp for IPv6 I am getting the following error:
>     dhcpd: /etc/dhcp/dhcpd6.conf line 59: New subnet mask too short.
>     dhcpd: subnet6 2001:4d48:ad51:2f00::5:1/112 

    The error is telling you that you have bits set in the "host" part 
of the CIDR address; expected when specifying an interface address but
not the subnet address. Drop the "5:1" from your address, ending with
the "::" (or explicitly add a "0"). 
Bruce A. Hudson				| Bruce.Hudson at Dal.CA
ITS, Networks and Systems		|
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