Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 74319
IPv4 routing scripts different from IPv6 routing
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:31:04 EDT
Description of Problem:
The IPv6 scripts (like ifup-ipv6) still seem to use a static-routes-ipv6 file,
while this method is not used anymore for IPv4 scripts. I think both methods
should be made as compatible as possible.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Yeah, this really should be going through the same interface.
I believe IPv6 part will be moving towards a similar route6-<interface> as well.
Hmm, it appears there are two formats, route-<interface> and <interface>.route
for IPv4. Should both be supported, I guess route-<interface> is primary until
the Red Hat config tools support IPv6?
AFAIK (although I've not looked at the current CVS version), route-<if> is for
manually adding routes and <if>.route is generated by the RH config tools, so
both should probably be supported.
Correct; if redhat-config-network were to get IPv6 support, it would write to
Note that RHL9 supports "route6-<device>" -type static routes.
As the configuration tools don't support IPv6 at the moment, I believe the other
format is not needed, and closing the bug as CURRENTRELEASE.