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SubjectRe: [patch net-next v2] ipv6: log autoconfiguration failures
From: Denys Vlasenko <>
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2013 12:17:42 +0100

> I can easily imagine their frustration. Kernel _knows_ why
> it didn't work, and it's not expected to normally pappen,
> why didn't it tell anything about it?

Packets are dropped silently, ARP fails and entries go stale silently,
none of this is logged with kernel messages, why is ipv6 autoconf so
unique and important to justify different behavior?

Give it statistics just like we have for every other kind of similar

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