Specifying an IPv6 suffix

Chuck Anderson cra at WPI.EDU
Thu Nov 4 16:02:37 UTC 2010

On Thu, Nov 04, 2010 at 10:22:03AM -0400, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> I want to control the IPv6 suffix for my interfaces and let the prefix 
> be set with RA.
> Currently I can either have the RA prefix with the MAC address for the 
> suffix, or I can specify a complete IPv6 address (and gateway) and 
> ignore RA.
> The first approach causes problems with DNS if I change the interface.
> The second approach causes problems if I change the network prefix.
> Or I could implement DHCPv6, but would still have to change its content 
> if I change the MAC address.  And I don't want to ge the DHCPv6 approach 
> anyway.
> The way I want would be better :) but I don't see that it is supported.  
> My current systems are Centos 5.5 and FC12, so I am stuck, probably with 
> the world as it is, but at least with FC14, it would be nice....

The best place to bring this up would be with the NetworkManager 


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