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Re: starting Fedora Server SIG



On Thu, 2008-11-13 at 09:28 -0500, Chuck Anderson wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 02:24:15PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > > It also needs IPv6 support (coming soon I hear)
> > 
> > Unless it has been broken again, IPv6 'just works' in NM if you are using
> > IPv6 auto-configuration. NM ensures every interface has a link local
> > address for IPv6, so the moment any interface is up and on a network
> > with IPv6 enabled it'll automatically get suitable addressing. 
> 
> Agreed.  I'm doing that myself.  However, I believe it is 
> "ship-in-the-night", i.e. NM knows nothing of the IPv6 auto-configured 
> and link-local addresses.  And then there's DHCPv6 and static 
> addressing support which is needed.

Yes, Dave Cantrell and I have already worked on that but the support
wasn't finished for 0.7/F10.  It's targeted for the next version of NM
and _must_ be present by F11.

Dan


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