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SuSE: Help setting up 6-routing !

Started by Ninho, September 14, 2009, 02:30:49 AM

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I've setup the tunnel on my SuSE 9.1 box, using the ifconfig/route method per the "pinned" topic in this section.

Now I want to set up this box as the 6-router for the LAN (using the /64 assigned to me by HE). I searched this section but couldn't find quick instructions.

At the moment I just want to do it "by hand" at the command line (no scripting) in order to learn and understand.

Will someone please help ?


(ff.) What I've tried already :

- installed radvd from my distro's original medium
- created /etc/radvd.conf as follows :
interface eth0
   AdvSendAdvert on;

   MinRtrAdvInterval 60;
   MaxRtrAdvInterval 200;

# Disable Mobile IPv6 support

   AdvHomeAgentFlag off;

# My /64 prefix from TunnelBroker :
   prefix 2001:470:xxxx:xxxx::/64
      AdvOnLink on;
      AdvAutonomous on;
      AdvRouterAddr off;


- tried to launch the daemon (as root) : failed :=(
# radvd start
Starting router advertisement daemonstartproc:  exit status of parent of /usr/sbin/radvd: 1

- What's next ?


Start radvd manually, not via init script, its likely a syntax problem in its conf, or IPv6 forwarding isn't enabled. Check /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/all/forwarding, it should be set to 1, if not,
echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/all/forwarding, or sysctl -w net.ipv6.conf.all.forwarding=1.
If you need this set permanently, add the following line to /etc/sysctl.conf:



Quote from: kriteknetworks on September 14, 2009, 07:27:42 AM
Check /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/all/forwarding, it should be set to 1, if not,
echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/all/forwarding

Yeah!!! Thank you so much, Kriket ! I was starting to pull out what little hair I had left !