DHCPv6 *still* broken for F17 alpha

Thomas Woerner twoerner at redhat.com
Thu Mar 1 17:48:00 UTC 2012

On 03/01/2012 04:52 PM, Paul Wouters wrote:
> On Thu, 1 Mar 2012, Dan Williams wrote:
>> On Wed, 2012-02-29 at 17:20 +0100, Tore Anderson wrote:
>>> * Jerry James
>>>> Interesting. I'm seeing kind of the inverse problem:
>>>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=771130. Could that be
>>>> related to the issues discussed in this thread?
>>> Hard to tell, without (preferably debug-level) logs. I have the same
>>> problem you're describing occur in 0.9.2-1 (see bug #797524), but I've
>>> not seen it with 0.9.3-0.2.git20120215.
>> 0.9.4 snapshots do not require both methods to complete (with either
>> success or failure) before saying the machine is connected. Thus if
>> IPv4 completes first, NM will say it's connected, and continue IPv6 in
>> the background. And vice versa.
> But that does not yet address the dhcpv6 ip6tables ACCEPT rule that is
> missing right?
There will be a dhcpv6 service entry for firewalld soon and later on 
also for system-config-firewall.

Where how and when it will and could be enabled will be evaluated.

> Paul


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