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Re: ip -6 addr flush dev <device> flushes also the autogenerated link-lo

To: Peter Bieringer <pb@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: ip -6 addr flush dev <device> flushes also the autogenerated link-local address
From: jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 02 Mar 2005 17:09:32 -0500
Cc: Maillist USAGI-users <usagi-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Maillist netdev <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Thomas Graf <tgraf@xxxxxxx>
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Is this a user space problem? I think we had something along these lines
fixed recently. Thomas?

cheers,
jamal

On Wed, 2005-03-02 at 16:59, Peter Bieringer wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> sure one know that using 
> 
>        ip -6 addr flush dev <device>
> 
> flushes (removes) all IPv6 addresses on a device.
> 
> Unfortunately, it also removes the autogenerated link-local address.
> 
> It reappears only if interface was cycled down and up, not so nice.
> 
> 
> What about an feature that the automagically generated link-local address
> will not be removed on "flush"?
> 
>         Peter


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