clanlaw at gmail.com
Mon Jun 25 13:51:46 UTC 2018
On 25 June 2018 at 14:09, Karl Auer <kauer at biplane.com.au> wrote:
> On Mon, 2018-06-25 at 13:29 +0100, Colin Law wrote:
>> I thought that was it, /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/all/addr_gen_mode 
>> and  which seems to fit the bill exactly. Unfortunately it is set
>> to 0 on both systems, so there must be something else.
> It's been a while, but I think that ../all and ../default can be
> overridden by the values in ../conf/<interfacename>. Or maybe it's only
> ../default. Anyway, check the interface-specific values too.
Well it is the addr-gen-mode setting because
nmcli connection show "Wired connection 1"
shows it as
for one and
for the other, and setting it to privacy by
nmcli connection modify "Wired connection 1" ipv6.addr-gen-mode 1
does change the fe00:: address as documented. Why it is not visible
in any of the proc/sys entries I don't know (they are the same on both
machines, all, default and eth0/en01.
For me it is all a bit academic at the moment as I my ISP doesn't do
IPV6 yet, but I like to understand at least a bit about how these
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