[Gllug] Debian's 'interfaces', IPv6 and aliases

Paul Cupis paul at cupis.co.uk
Tue Apr 19 09:16:57 UTC 2011

On Tue, 2011-04-19 at 10:08 +0100, Henrik Morsing wrote:
> Just thinking, looking at that, can I not use that for IPv6 as well
> then? Having:
> iface eth0 inet static
>     address
>     netmask
>     gateway
>     up ip6 address add 2001:8b0:3a9::101/48 dev eth0
>     down ip6 address remove 2001:8b0:3a9::101/48 dev eth0

I can't see any reason against doing that. Make sure that you have ipv6
module loaded on bootup etc. I think that you would just up "ip",
though, not "ip6" as the command to run.


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