Mac OS X 10.7, still no DHCPv6

Bernhard Schmidt berni at
Thu Mar 3 18:24:48 CST 2011

Mikael Abrahamsson <swmike at> wrote:

> On a more serious note, I can on my Ubuntu machine just "apt-get install 
> wide-dhcpv6-client" and I get dhcpv6, it'll properly put stuff in 
> resolv.conf for dns-over-ipv6 transport, even though the connection 
> manager knows nothing about it, at least dual stack works properly.

This is finally getting fixed now. NetworkManager 0.8.3, to be shipped
in the upcoming Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty) seems to do the right thing,
including using the OtherConfig-Flag in RA to trigger a stateless DHCPv6
request. Haven't tested stateful yet.


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