[ipxe-devel] Fallback to IPv4 or disable IPv6

shouldbe q931 shouldbeq931 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 18:51:02 UTC 2018

On Thu, Nov 1, 2018 at 9:35 PM Anatoli Babenia <anatoli at rainforce.org> wrote:
> Hello,
> My upstream provider doesn't support IPv6. No addresses are reachable.
> But my router still gives me an IPv6 address and is even able to resolve
> AAAA records. Being able to resolve IPv6 address iPXE thinks that it got
> IPv6 and fails, but it should try IPv4 instead.
> Here is the log - https://github.com/antonym/netboot.xyz/issues/283
> Is it possible to make current 133f fallback to IPv4 if IPv6 fetch fails?
> Also, is there an option to disable IPv6 from Failsafe Menu? Manual
> network configuration doesn't help.
> --
> Anatoli Babenia

Why not just disable RA (Router Advertisement) on your router ?

It seems odd to want to modify iPXE to work around "broken" IPv6 environments?


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