IPv6 is explicitly disabled

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Fri May 25 12:07:17 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-05-25 at 09:10 +0100, Steve Hill wrote:
> No, I think the problem is that the NIC isn't filtering the transmitted 
> packets from being received, so the IPv6 stack is seeing it's own 
> packets and thinking something else is already using the same address. 
> (This is kind of all conjecture though - I've not done any real debugging 
> on the problem).
> I noticed yesterday evening that eventually it does sometimes manage to 
> assign itself an IPv6 address, but you have to wait a lonnng time for 
> that to happen. 

That sounds vaguely similar to the problem I see with bcm43xx-mac80211.
Which I also haven't debugged yet.


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