On 29/03/2011, at 8:29, Daniel O'Connor wrote:
> On 29/03/2011, at 1:37, Sergey Kandaurov wrote:
>> 1) ipv6_enable is obsolete in HEAD, see UPDATING.
> Ahh UPDATING, of course, thanks :)
>> 2) Normally hosts ignore rtadv packets if ipv6_gateway_enable is also
>> set (as per rfc4861).
>> All you need is something like ifconfig_em0_ipv6="inet6 accept_rtadv"
> Great, it works!

I spoke a little too soon, I could not connect to a remote host until I did 
some pings, eg..
maarsy-acq:~>telnet -NK6 ipv6.google.com 80
Trying 2404:6800:8004::68...
maarsy-acq:~>ping6 metatron
PING6(56=40+8+8 bytes) 2001:44b8:7c07:5581:225:90ff:fe32:91e --> 
16 bytes from 2001:44b8:7c07:5581:204:61ff:fe79:276f, icmp_seq=0 hlim=64 
time=0.507 ms
16 bytes from 2001:44b8:7c07:5581:204:61ff:fe79:276f, icmp_seq=1 hlim=64 
time=0.247 ms
--- metatron.gsoft.com.au ping6 statistics ---
2 packets transmitted, 2 packets received, 0.0% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max/std-dev = 0.247/0.377/0.507/0.130 ms

maarsy-acq:~>telnet -NK6 ipv6.google.com 80
Trying 2404:6800:8004::68...
Connected to ipv6.l.google.com.
Escape character is '^]'.
telnet> q

This is repeatable after a reboot, I haven't experienced with FreeBSD 8.x.

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
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