Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 467426
[LTC 6.0 FEAT] 201166:Support IPv6 boot/install through yaboot
Last modified: 2014-01-12 19:07:53 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #463597 +++
Emily J. Ratliff <firstname.lastname@example.org> - 2008-09-16 18:04 EDT
1. Feature Overview:
Feature Id: 
a. Name of Feature: Support IPv6 boot/install through yaboot
b. Feature Description
Add the IPv6 capability to yaboot.
2. Feature Details:
Arch Specificity: Purely Arch Specific Code
Affects Installer: Yes
Delivery Mechanism: Direct from community
Category: Device Drivers and IO
Request Type: Other
d. Upstream Acceptance: In Progress
Sponsor Priority 1
f. Severity: High
IBM Confidential: no
Code Contribution: IBM code
g. Component Version Target: Code submitted to yaboot community this week.
3. Business Case
The IPv6 boot/install capability is required on all platforms by mid-2008 for government business.
This is to enable the IPv6 full support with Linux on Power systems. This capability is required by
all system sold to government by mid-2008.
4. Primary contact at Red Hat:
5. Primary contacts at Partner:
Project Management Contact:
Stephanie Glass, email@example.com, 512-838-9284
Daisy Chang, firstname.lastname@example.org
Chandra Seetharaman, email@example.com
Wendel Voigt, firstname.lastname@example.org
--- Additional comment from email@example.com on 2008-10-02 16:16:49 EDT ---
Placing in NEEDINFO pending upstream code acceptance and release.
--- Additional comment from firstname.lastname@example.org on 2008-10-08 15:20:45 EDT ---
Patches posted to yaboot-dev mailing list on Sep-15:
--- Additional comment from email@example.com on 2008-10-17 08:15:38 EDT ---
Just wondering about the deadline.
i.e By when this feature has to be available in mainline yaboot to be accepted for RHEL 6 ?