Bug#901255: netcfg-static: Unable to configure fe80::1 as a gateway
Igor Scheller, le dim. 10 juin 2018 18:57:50 +0200, a ecrit:
> When I try to configure fe80::1 (next router) as a gateway in an IPv6 only
> network the installer stops with an "Unreachable gateway" error.
> Looking at netcfg-common.c:netcfg_gateway_reachable its checked by comparing
> bytes. Imho a better way would be to configure the interface and ping the
Well, the gateway has no obligation to respond to pings, so it's not a
Checking that the prefix matches however makes complete sense, and
should just work. Provided that the network prefix length is correct,
of course, but it has to be otherwise it's a configuration error. I
guess the problem is rather there.