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rtadvd(8) has been replaced by rad(8)

Contributed by rueda on from the trad-no-longer dept.

rad(8) [as described in the g2k18 hackathon report by Florian Obser (florian@)] is now the only IPv6 router advertisement daemon in -current, following the removal of rtadvd(8).

Advice on making the transition has been added to current.html

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  1. By Peter J. Philipp (pjp) on


    Congrats on this! Will it be possible in the future for slaacd and rad to work interoperatively? Such as slaacd gets a prefix range via RA and passes it to rad which chops it up and gives out /64's and higher prefixlengths to configured dynamic routers?

    Maybe I'm missing the point, I surely haven't informed myself of the protocols so I'm just fantasizing, but it would probably make my home network which is routed into every room (and 4 hops deep at max) easy to configure IPv6. Currently I use static IPv6 but not on all routers as I lack the time or will to properly configure IPv6 across the apartment).



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