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So one of the main features of dhcpcd was the ability to add and remove addresses and subnets in accordance with interface preference and state. This worked very well in Linux, both for IPv4 and IPv6.

When I discovered FreeBSD and then NetBSD making dhcpcd work with the same features provi...

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It's been an eventful two years of not blogging. Mainly as I got heavily involved in playing World of Warcrat, Star Wars: The Old Republic and now Guild Wars 2 and this is a technical blog not a gaming one.

Anyhoo, since GW2 is a lot more casual than the others the idea is that I have more t...

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dhcpcd-5.1.2 has been released with the following changes:

  • ClientID is now reported when interface starts
  • -w, --wait forces dhcpcd to wait until an interface gets a lease or times out
  • 50-ypbind hook added for BSD style NIS
  • Ensure DHCP socket is open when sending a DECLINE
  • Uses new hwaddr...

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So, I'm now finally natviely IPv6 enabled :)

This led to an interesting debtate about my internet connection. In a nutshell my Drayetk Vigor 100 is broken, but apparently by design. The problem is this - for IPv4 goes through my NAT whose public IP has an MTU of 1492 so Path MTU Discovery work...

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