Bug 41349 - radvd doesn't start up when IPv6 is enabled
radvd doesn't start up when IPv6 is enabled
Product: Red Hat Powertools
Classification: Retired
Component: radvd (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tim Powers
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Reported: 2001-05-19 03:13 EDT by Dan Anderson
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Description Dan Anderson 2001-05-19 03:13:18 EDT
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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:

Steps to Reproduce:
As root:
1.install radvd
2.enable ipv6 with
/etc/sysconfig/network line:
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 06:26:19 EDT
This was already fixed in Powertools errata.  Thanks for reporting anyway! :-)
Comment 2 Dan Anderson 2001-05-19 15:54:50 EDT
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

The original radvd source by Lars Fennenberg (without these patches)
is at
radvd is described by Lars at

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