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

Michael Brown mcb30 at ipxe.org
Thu Mar 1 12:26:40 UTC 2018

On 07/02/18 18:41, Michael Brown wrote:
> On 07/02/18 07:16, Hannes Reinecke wrote:
>> 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
>> shell.
> OK, that makes sense.  Thanks for clarifying!

Upon testing: this patch allows the user to show the (first) prefix 
within a router advertisement, but setting it has no effect.  Is this 



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