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Subject[ review 07/58] Fix ipv6 link down handling.
[IPV6]: Call inet6addr_chain notifiers on link down

Currently if the link is brought down via ip link or ifconfig down,
the inet6addr_chain notifiers are not called even though all
the addresses are removed from the interface. This caused SCTP
to add duplicate addresses to it's list.

Signed-off-by: Vlad Yasevich <>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
Signed-off-by: Willy Tarreau <>
net/ipv6/addrconf.c | 1 +
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/net/ipv6/addrconf.c b/net/ipv6/addrconf.c
index e383ac8..0d21d96 100644
--- a/net/ipv6/addrconf.c
+++ b/net/ipv6/addrconf.c
@@ -2451,6 +2451,7 @@ static int addrconf_ifdown(struct net_device *dev, int how)

__ipv6_ifa_notify(RTM_DELADDR, ifa);
+ atomic_notifier_call_chain(&inet6addr_chain, NETDEV_DOWN, ifa);

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