Bug 41349 - radvd doesn't start up when IPv6 is enabled
Summary: radvd doesn't start up when IPv6 is enabled
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Powertools
Classification: Retired
Component: radvd   
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
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Assignee: Tim Powers
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URL: http://www.bieringer.de/linux/IPv6/IP...
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2001-05-19 07:13 UTC by Dan Anderson
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-05-19 07:13:22 UTC
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Description Dan Anderson 2001-05-19 07:13:18 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux 2.4.3 i586; en-US; 0.7) Gecko/20010316

Description of problem:
When IPv6 is enabled (${NETWORKING_IPV6} is "yes"), the IPv6 router, radvd,
is NOT started.

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
As root:
1.install radvd
2.enable ipv6 with
/etc/sysconfig/network line:
		NETWORKING_IPV6=yes
3.start radvd: /etc/init.d/radvd start
	

Actual Results:   # ps -ef |grep radvd |grep -v grep

Expected Results:   # ps -ef |grep radvd |grep -v grep
root      4980     1  0 May18 ?        00:00:00 radvd

Additional info:

In file /etc/init.d/radvd change this line with "&&" to "||":

# Check that networking is up.
#[ x${NETWORKING_IPV6} = "xyes" ] && exit 0
[ x${NETWORKING_IPV6} = "xyes" ] || exit 0

Comment 1 Pekka Savola 2001-05-19 10:26:19 UTC
This was already fixed in Powertools errata.  Thanks for reporting anyway! :-)

Comment 2 Dan Anderson 2001-05-19 19:54:50 UTC
I understand this fix has also been made in the "pl3" patch to
radvd-0.6.2. This patch, with numerous radvd bug fixes,
is by Nathan Lutchansky (lutchann) 
was released 4/28/2001 and is described and available from
http://v6web.litech.org/radvd/

The original radvd source by Lars Fennenberg (without these patches)
is at
ftp://ftp.cityline.net/pub/systems/linux/network/ipv6/radvd/
radvd is described by Lars at
http://www.linuxhq.com/IPv6/radvd.html


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