Re: Debian jessie: DHCP v6 in interfaces does not start dhclient
* Stefan Pietsch <email@example.com> [2015-04-29 10:50]:
> Dear list,
> a fresh installation of Debian jessie does not start dhclient for IPv6
> at boot.
> This is the interfaces file:
> source /etc/network/interfaces.d/*
> auto lo
> iface lo inet loopback
> auto eth0
> iface eth0 inet dhcp
> iface eth0 inet6 dhcp
> Doing a manual "ifup eth0" after boot starts "dhclient -6".
> Can anyone confirm this behaviour?
This is a timing issue.
iface eth0 inet dhcp
post-up sleep 2
iface eth0 inet6 dhcp
The sleep in post-up is a workaround and dhclient for v6 starts correctly.
Ubuntu 15.04 is also affected: