[PC-BSD Dev] Teach pc-sysinstall(er) about IPv6

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Tue May 31 07:26:12 PDT 2011


On 05/31/2011 10:01, Bjoern A. Zeeb wrote:
> On May 31, 2011, at 1:53 PM, Kris Moore wrote:
>
>> On 05/31/2011 08:00, Bjoern A. Zeeb wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I have two patches here (the usual note about review and testing -
>>> especially IPv4 applies:) to add IPv6 support to the installer to
>>> be able to netinstall over IPv6 as well:
>>>
>>> http://people.freebsd.org/~bz/20110531-03-FF-pc-sysinstall.diff
>>> http://people.freebsd.org/~bz/20110531-01-FF-pc-sysinstaller.diff
>>>
>>> In case you want the pc-sysinstall changes in upstream I can help
>>> with that.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Bjoern
>>>
>> Looks good! I'm taking a look at the pc-sysinstaller patches now, will get committed shortly. If you would go ahead and throw in the pc-sysinstall changes upstream that would be great :)
> I can.  Have you made sure IPv4 still works?
>

Doing install with it now, seems to be working fine over IPv4 ;)

>> BTW, do you want me to re-roll the last IPv6 snapshot with all these changes for testing? I could get that done in a few hours here.
> A new snapshot would certainly be nice and I'd test the netinstall again.
>
> Can you also pickup FreeBSD changes?  If so I'd let you know when would be
> a good time to do so.
>
> /bz
>

Sure! As long as the changes are just scripts such as pc-sysinstall, or 
maybe a new kernel, but if I need to do a buildworld again that'll take 
a bit longer ;)


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Kris Moore
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