Bug 456223 - IPV6 over PPP problems
IPV6 over PPP problems
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rp-pppoe (Show other bugs)
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Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-07-22 06:50 EDT by Johannes Deisenhofer
Modified: 2009-07-14 12:38 EDT (History)
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Description Johannes Deisenhofer 2008-07-22 06:50:46 EDT
Description of problem:
On PPP Links that are IPV6 only, the initscripts fails

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
rp-pppoe-3.8-3.fc9 and earlier

How reproducible:
Every Time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Configure a PPP connection that does assign IPV6 but no IPV4
2. ifup <connection> 
Actual results:
Timeout of ifup in pppoe-status. Link will be 'half up', won't set route and
won't be persistent.

Expected results:
Link up without a timeout.

Additional info:
The calls hangs while repeatedly calling pppoe-status. Manually calling this
script with the same parameters shows:
pppoe-status: Link is attached to ppp6, but ppp6 is down

This is because for checking the status, in line 90, the result of 'netstat -rn'
is 'grep'ped, which in the IPV6-only-case does not contain any lines for the
Fix: Also grep the result of 'netstat -rn -A inet6' if first try fails. For some
reason, the result has extra characters after the interface name, so the $ has
to go from the grep argument.
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