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Jurgen Kramer 06-01-2011 06:58 PM

F14 NetworkManager IPv6 behavior question
 
I just enabled IPv6 on my DSL router and nicely got an non-tunneled IPv6
address from my provider. After enabling IPv6 in NM it tried getting a
IPv6 address using DHCPv6. As I dont need DHCP for IPv6 I configured the
connection in NM to 'automatic'.

When I check with ifconfig I see that I actually have a working IPv6
address but NM itself does not list it. The connection information for
IPv6 is empty. Checking with dmesg a see that NM (?) still issues the
DHCPv6 command (which fails) while the interface already got a working
address.

NetworkManager[25794]: <info> dhclient started with pid 25823
Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Client 4.2.0-P2
Copyright 2004-2010 Internet Systems Consortium.
All rights reserved.
For info, please visit https://www.isc.org/software/dhcp/

Bound to *:546
Listening on Socket/eth0
Sending on Socket/eth0
PRC: Requesting information (INIT).
XMT: Forming Info-Request, 0 ms elapsed.
XMT: Info-Request on eth0, interval 970ms.
XMT: Forming Info-Request, 970 ms elapsed.
XMT: Info-Request on eth0, interval 2010ms.
XMT: Forming Info-Request, 2980 ms elapsed.
XMT: Info-Request on eth0, interval 4130ms.
XMT: Forming Info-Request, 7110 ms elapsed.
XMT: Info-Request on eth0, interval 8030ms.
XMT: Forming Info-Request, 15150 ms elapsed.
XMT: Info-Request on eth0, interval 15730ms.
XMT: Forming Info-Request, 30900 ms elapsed.
XMT: Info-Request on eth0, interval 32510ms.
NetworkManager[25794]: <warn> (eth0): DHCPv6 request timed out.
NetworkManager[25794]: <info> (eth0): canceled DHCP transaction, DHCP
client pid 25823


Before I go to bugzilla, is this expected behavior ?

Thanks,
Jurgen

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