Commit e2577a06 authored by Herbert Xu's avatar Herbert Xu Committed by David S. Miller
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ipv6: Send netlink notification when DAD fails

If we are managing IPv6 addresses using DHCP, it would be nice
for user-space to be notified if an address configured through
DHCP fails DAD.  Otherwise user-space would have to poll to see
whether DAD succeeds.

This patch uses the existing notification mechanism and simply
hooks it into the DAD failure code path.

Signed-off-by: default avatarHerbert Xu <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid S. Miller <>
parent 3f07d129
......@@ -1380,6 +1380,8 @@ static void addrconf_dad_stop(struct inet6_ifaddr *ifp, int dad_failed)
if (dad_failed)
ifp->flags |= IFA_F_DADFAILED;
if (dad_failed)
ipv6_ifa_notify(0, ifp);
} else if (ifp->flags&IFA_F_TEMPORARY) {
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