Some IPv6 issues

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at
Thu Feb 17 21:46:50 UTC 2011

On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 14:19, A.J. Werkman <AJ.Werkman at> wrote:
> When installing F15 ALPHA TC2 in a IPv6 only environment I encounter some
> problems.
> Same as F14 where I already have filed bug 633815, anaconda stops when it
> can't find a IPv4 DHCP lease, altough it as a perfect IPv6 address. As I
> know what I am doing I switch off IPv4 in the GUI and things work fine. But
> I doubt if the not so technical end-user will understand this. Why is
> anaconda not focused on just getting network connectivity and does it insist
> on getting an IPv4 address?
> does not yet resolve to a IPv6 address, making it
> impossible to save a traceback directly from anaconda. I filed this as bug
> 635985. But as is noted there this is not actually a fedora bug. Can anyone
> tell me who I should convince to make available in the
> IPv6 domain?

God I think. We have tried everyone else.

Stephen J Smoogen.
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