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(usagi-users 03993) Re: how to supress RA on linux



Anjali Gajendragadkar wrote:
> i am unable to make changes in the file
> error is E667: Fsync failed
> i am logged as root
>
>   
either use

echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv6/all/accept_ra

or sysctl interface.

Regards,
varun

> - anjali
>
> On Nov 20, 2007 5:06 PM, Anjali Gajendragadkar <anjali1004@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>   
>> oh thanks
>>
>>
>>
>> On Nov 20, 2007 4:38 PM, Varun Chandramohan <varunc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> wrote:
>>
>>     
>>> Anjali Gajendragadkar wrote:
>>>       
>>>> I have a linux PC (2.6.12.3 - kernel) with ipv6 enabled and assigned
>>>> it an static IP address
>>>> The PC also receives RA as Router is enabled and configured with IPV6
>>>>         
>>> prefix.
>>>       
>>>> Thus my PC has three address
>>>> 1. Static IPv6 address
>>>> 2. From router advertisment RA (prefix+MAC address)
>>>> 3. Link local address
>>>>
>>>> my questions
>>>> 1.  is it possible to supress RA on the linux PC, so that PC will not
>>>> generate IPV6 address using this
>>>>
>>>>         
>>> This can be done by setting 0 to /proc/sys/net/ipv6/all/accept_ra
>>>       
>>>> 2. can link local address be supressed
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>         
>>> No link local is initialized with the ipv6 stack. So it cannot be
>>> supressed.
>>>       
>>>> -Anjali
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>         
>>> Varun
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>       
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