[ipxe-devel] [PATCH 3/3] ndp: make IPv6 prefix user-settable

Hannes Reinecke hare at suse.de
Wed Feb 7 07:16:20 UTC 2018

On 02/07/2018 03:06 AM, Michael Brown wrote:
> On 05/02/18 08:36, Hannes Reinecke wrote:
>> NDP will discover the IPv6 on-link prefix, so we should make
>> it user-settable.
> I'm trying to figure out the use case for this, but without any luck so
> far.  Could you give an example of how this might be used?
Simple; botched IPv6 environment.
But primarily the use-case here is debugging; without this patch the
IPv6 prefix is not visible when checking the network parameters from the
If you had a way of exporting read-only variables I'd be happy to use
that and drop this patch.


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