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Re: IPv6 mtu autoconfiguration

From: Francois Tigeot <ftigeot@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 1 Nov 2006 10:06:18 +0100

On Tue, Oct 31, 2006 at 04:37:06PM +0100, Emiel Kollof wrote:
> Op maandag 30 oktober 2006 12:56, schreef Francois Tigeot:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I am experimenting with IPv6 on a small LAN. All machines use
> > Dragonfly-1.6.x.
> > The gateway uses a PPPoE ADSL modem, and so is unable to route
> > packets > 1492 bytes.
> You can sidestep the whole problem if you can get the modem to do bridging 
> mode. This is also a way more reliable solution. I think that almost all *DSL 
> providers support this. Have yet to come across one that doesn't.
> With bridging mode you can throw that shakey pppoe solution in the circular 
> filing cabinet and use a plain dhcp client to get an IP, default gateway and 
> whatever.

Well, I'm afraid I can't do that and still have *IPv6* connectivity. My only
sensible option is to use Dragonfly's user ppp client.

Anyway, I have found a workaround with pf. I am just curious about the
whole rtadvd client mtu stuff.

Francois Tigeot

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