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(usagi-users 03997) Re: how to supress RA on linux



Thanks i did

On Nov 21, 2007 9:48 AM, Varun Chandramohan <varunc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Varun Chandramohan wrote:
> Anjali Gajendragadkar wrote:
>
>> i am unable to make changes in the file
>> error is E667: Fsync failed
>> i am logged as root
>>
>>
>>
> either use
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> echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv6/all/accept_ra
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>
Sorry i mean 0.
> or sysctl interface.
>
> Regards,
> varun
>
>
>> - anjali
>>
>> On Nov 20, 2007 5:06 PM, Anjali Gajendragadkar <anjali1004@xxxxxxxxx > wrote:
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>>> oh thanks
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>>> On Nov 20, 2007 4:38 PM, Varun Chandramohan < varunc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> wrote:
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>>>
>>>
>>>> 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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