Bug 53148 - init script exits unless 'NETWORKING_IPV6=yes'
init script exits unless 'NETWORKING_IPV6=yes'
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: radvd (Show other bugs)
7.3
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 2001-09-04 12:29 EDT by Ben Levenson
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-01-24 18:06:48 EST
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Description Ben Levenson 2001-09-04 12:29:28 EDT
Description of Problem:
(The problem is most likely me -- don't know a thing about this RPM)
# service radvd  <-- should return usage
# service radvd status  <-- should return status
nothing happens unless /etc/sysconfig/network contains the following line: 
     NETWORKING_IPV6=yes
Is this intentional? Even if 'NETWORKING_IPV6=yes' was absolutely
necessary for this service to function, I would still expect the status
and usage functions of the script to work.

[root@test122 init.d]# pwd
/etc/rc.d/init.d
[root@test122 init.d]# cat /etc/sysconfig/network
NETWORKING=yes
HOSTNAME=test122.test.redhat.com
NETWORKING_IPV6=yes
[root@test122 init.d]# ./radvd
Usage: radvd {start|stop|status|restart|reload|condrestart}
[root@test122 init.d]# ./radvd status
radvd is stopped

[root@test122 init.d]# cat /etc/sysconfig/network
NETWORKING=yes
HOSTNAME=test122.test.redhat.com
#NETWORKING_IPV6=yes
[root@test122 init.d]# ./radvd
[root@test122 init.d]# ./radvd status

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
radvd-0.6.2pl4-1
Comment 1 Pekka Savola 2002-01-17 18:02:36 EST
There are precedents; e.g. many IPv4 network daemons check that NETWORKING = yes 
before proceeding.  Otherwise the checking might be more complicated.

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