[ovs-discuss] force-reload-kmod breaks IPv6 in a bad way

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Tue Mar 3 16:08:39 UTC 2015

On Tue, Mar 03, 2015 at 04:58:47PM +0300, Alexey I. Froloff wrote:
> When saving/restoring bridge state during force-reload-kmod
> dynamic and 'scope link' addresses are not restored.  This breaks
> IPv6 in a very bad way, because restored interface no longer have
> link-local (fe80::) address.  Because of that it is unable to
> receive RAs and assign global dynamic address.
> I have made a quick fix [1] that restores 'scope link' inet6
> addresses, please take a look.
> 1. https://github.com/openvswitch/ovs/pull/33

Thanks for the patch, I applied this to master and branch-2.3.

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