Bug 104511 - dhcpd brings down interface when it has IPv6 but not IPv4 address.
dhcpd brings down interface when it has IPv6 but not IPv4 address.
Product: Red Hat Linux Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: dhcp (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jason Vas Dias
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Reported: 2003-09-16 12:20 EDT by David Woodhouse
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:57 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: dhclient-3.0.1
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2004-08-04 19:32:44 EDT
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Description David Woodhouse 2003-09-16 12:20:03 EDT
If dhcpcd fails to get a DHCP lease, it'll down the interface -- even if 
the interface has a valid IPv6 address. This is bad; the interface should be
left up and running.
Comment 1 Jason Vas Dias 2004-08-04 19:32:44 EDT
fixed in dhclient-3.0.1
Comment 2 John Flanagan 2004-12-21 14:42:14 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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