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Date:	Thu, 2 Oct 2008 23:18:26 -0700
From:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
To:	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Cc:	bugme-daemon@...zilla.kernel.org, adwol@...k.pl
Subject: Re: [Bugme-new] [Bug 11655] New: /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/all/*
 controls don't work


(switched to email.  Please respond via emailed reply-to-all, not via the
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On Fri, 26 Sep 2008 19:36:55 -0700 (PDT) bugme-daemon@...zilla.kernel.org wrote:

> http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=11655
> 
>            Summary: /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/all/* controls don't work
>            Product: Networking
>            Version: 2.5
>      KernelVersion: 2.6.26.5
>           Platform: All
>         OS/Version: Linux
>               Tree: Mainline
>             Status: NEW
>           Severity: normal
>           Priority: P1
>          Component: IPV6
>         AssignedTo: yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org
>         ReportedBy: adwol@...k.pl
> 
> 
> Latest working kernel version: NONE
> Earliest failing kernel version: UNKNOWN
> Distribution: Various, mostly Slackware and PLD
> Hardware Environment: ANY
> Software Environment: ANY
> Problem Description: `echo 0 > /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/all/autoconf' doesn't
> disable interfaces autoconfiguration
> 
> Steps to reproduce:
> Changing values of /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/all/autoconf,
> /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/all/accept_ra and probably other
> /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/all/* controls don't cause anything.
> After `echo 0 > /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/all/autoconf' system still accepts
> router advertisement packets from gateway on every interface and set
> autoconfigured addresses.
> 
> Situation is rather deeper because autoconf is only an example and problem
> afflicts /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/all/* controls generally.
> 

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