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Re: ifupdown and IPv6

On 31/03/2011 21:15, Andrew O. Shadoura wrote:
> Hello,
> On Thu, 31 Mar 2011 00:01:25 +0200
> md@Linux.IT (Marco d'Itri) wrote:
>> The problem is with all features implemented by external if-*.d
>> scripts. If e.g. a bridge is created by the first defined afi, the
>> second script will fail. And if it does not fail on up then
>> everything will still break on a down event, when the script run by
>> the first AFI will destroy the interface and ifupdown will be able to
>> remove the IP address of the second AFI.
> Can you run into details a bit?

Try to define a setup where you have a bridged interface with IPv4
and IPv6 and you want to up/down separately in any order the IPv4
setup and the IPv6 setup. Is is very difficult to know when the
bridge must be enabled and disabled for example.


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