Re: IPV6, PPP and aiieeh killing interrupt

Alan Cox (
Wed, 13 Nov 1996 20:44:44 +0000 (GMT)

> And (I don`t know if it is a kernel problem) IP_MASQUERADING is not
> functioning with ppp and ipv6 (Internet over ppp, ipv6 over localnet).
> - tcpdump shows correct packets.
> - netstat -M reports correct masquerading, but all clients
> can`t connect.
> Maybe ipv6.ports != ipv4.ports ?? (don't know, and don't know exactly
> the correct way of setting up ipv6).

IP v6 and v4 are quite different and do have different port spaces. None
of the firewall side stuff supports IPv6 yet. And yes masquerading v4 hosts
onto v6 networks and vice versa does fall into the "killer app" category
if someone fancies the challenge