Specifying an IPv6 suffix

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Thu Nov 4 18:03:23 UTC 2010

Thanks. I will go over there. Just thought this was a new base feature 
for FC that the NetworkManager would only be controlling....

On 11/04/2010 12:02 PM, Chuck Anderson wrote:
> 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
> folks:
> http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/networkmanager-list

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