Archive for September 20, 2010

Debian IPv6 Without Autoconf

You can’t disable autoconf in sysctl.conf because the ipv6 module hasn’t loaded yet, and the ipv6 module loads after /etc/network/interfaces is parsed (thus ignoring your inet6 static section), so here’s how to do static IPv6 addressing with Debian: iface eth0 inet6 static address 2001:0DB8:107:400::a netmask 64 pre-up modprobe ipv6 pre-up echo 0 > /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/$IFACE/autoconf The […]