Bug 26368 - IPv6: route advertisement daemon added
Summary: IPv6: route advertisement daemon added
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Product: Red Hat Powertools
Classification: Retired
Component: zebra   
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Tim Powers
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Keywords: FutureFeature
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Blocks: 23576
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-02-06 22:21 UTC by Pekka Savola
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-06 22:41:09 UTC
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Description Pekka Savola 2001-02-06 22:21:18 UTC
Added to Zebra as it's rather close to it, and radvd would be a new package.

For router functionality (ie. autoconfiguration) in IPv6, route advertising is required.

IPv6 support has been merged in the initscripts, so I see no problem in adding IPv6 router
support either, first in powertools, later in the main distribution.

Lars Fenneberg has created radvd for this:


I've taken the RPM, and enhanced and Red Hat'ified it:


The changelog:
- use %{_mandir} and friends
- add more flesh to %doc
- streamline %config file %attrs
- streamline init.d file a bit:
   * add a default chkconfig: (default to disable for security etc. reasons; 
     also, the default config isn't generic enough..)
   * add reload/condrestart
   * minor tweaks
   * missing: localization support (initscripts-5.60)
- use %initdir macro

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2001-02-06 22:41:04 UTC
Adding support in the initscripts is less change than adding a package;
no new translations.

Comment 2 Tim Powers 2001-02-06 22:52:58 UTC
OK, it's being added now. Check rawhide for it the next time rawhide's updated.


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