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SubjectRe: linux ipv6 questions. bugs?
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Hello!

> I have several different boxen (test11, test12) that do something very
> similar. They cannot ping6 the link-local addresses at all. As in:
>
> [root@paksecuredX tech]# ping6 ::1
> PING ::1(::1) from ::1 : 56 data bytes
> 64 bytes from ::1: icmp_seq=0 hops=64 time=351 usec
> 64 bytes from ::1: icmp_seq=1 hops=64 time=200 usec

This does not look similar. I daresay it rather looks working well. 8)8)


> [root@paksecuredX tech]# ping6 fe80::210:5aff:fe05:e828
> connect: Invalid argument

Right, you forgot to tell what interface you expect.
Address is link local yet, it is invalid without interface.

ping6 -I eth0 fe80::210:5aff:fe05:e828


> Now from my local box which is running 2.2.12 I can ping the link-local of
> those boxes. IE:

It was bug, it is fixed.

Alexey
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