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Re: [libvirt] libvirt use of dnsmasq to provide dhcp-ipv6 service



On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 05:02:04PM -0400, Laine Stump wrote:
> On 09/10/2012 03:35 PM, Gene Czarcinski wrote:
> > Since around the 2.61 dnsmasq supports providing dhcp-ipv6 services. 
> > Yes, I am aware that F17, F18, and rawhide all currently have dnsmasq
> > 2.59 ... I am currently running dnsmasq-2.63.
> 
> 
> Interesting. Makes me wonder who is the owner of dnsmasq on Fedora...

They're actually in the process of trying to give it to someone
else....volunteers ?

Regardless we should try to update F18 and rawhide to 2.63
right now before its too late for F18.

> > What are the plans for supporting dhcp-ipv6 from dnsmasq?
> 
> 
> Currently we rely on ipv6 autoconf as handled by radvd. How widespread
> is dhcp-ipv6?

It is pretty common - most apps (eg anaconda, NeworkManager, etc)
will support both autoconf and dhcpv6

Daniel
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