[CentOS] Re: RADVD and default IPv6 gateway

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Tue Jul 15 23:26:16 UTC 2008


on 7-15-2008 4:08 PM Robert Moskowitz spake the following:
> the man page for RADVD says:
> 
>       radvd is the router advertisement daemon for IPv6. It listens to 
> router
>       solicitations and sends router advertisements as described in 
> "Neighbor
>       Discovery  for  IP Version 6 (IPv6)" (RFC 2461).  With these 
> advertise-
>       ments hosts can automatically configure their addresses and some  
> other
>       parameters. They also can choose a default router based on these 
> adver-
>       tisements.
> 
> 
> But there is nothing I see in man radvd.conf that answers how hosts 
> choose a default router, nor can I find anything else about this.
> 
> Anyone know the answer or where to get the information???
I do believe that radvd runs only on the default router, so everyone else just 
waits for the advertising messages.

I found this;
http://fermiparadox.wordpress.com/2007/02/18/using-radvd/


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