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dhcpv6 client does not start
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set interfaces ethernet eth0 address dhcpv6
cpo@LR4.wue3# commit
[ interfaces ethernet eth0 ]
Cannot change udp-fragmentation-offload
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Report Time:      2020-04-28 19:35:10
Image Version:    VyOS 1.3-rolling-202004270117
Release Train:    equuleus

Built by:
Built on:         Mon 27 Apr 2020 01:17 UTC
Build UUID:       593775e4-038a-4e99-9729-6190421ec0e2
Build Commit ID:  31acba87d1b416

Architecture:     x86_64
Boot via:         installed image
System type:       guest

Hardware vendor:  PC Engines
Hardware model:   apu4
Hardware S/N:     1360315
Hardware UUID:    Unknown

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/libexec/vyos/conf_mode/", line 462, in <module>
  File "/usr/libexec/vyos/conf_mode/", line 411, in apply
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/vyos/ifconfig/", line 656, in add_addr
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/vyos/ifconfig/", line 168, in set
    return self._cmd(cmd.format(**self.file))
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/vyos/ifconfig/", line 48, in _cmd
    return cmd(command, self.debug)
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/vyos/", line 139, in cmd
    raise OSError(code, feedback)
PermissionError: [Errno 1] failed to run command: start-stop-daemon --start --oknodo --quiet --pidfile /var/lib/dhcp/dhclient_eth0.v6pid --exec /sbin/dhclient -- -6 -nw -cf /var/lib/dhcp/dhclient_eth0.v6conf -pf /var/lib/dhcp/dhclient_eth0.v6pid -lf /var/lib/dhcp/dhclient_eth0.v6leases eth0
exit code: 1

[[interfaces ethernet eth0]] failed
Commit failed


Difficulty level
Unknown (require assessment)
Why the issue appeared?
Will be filled on close
Is it a breaking change?
Unspecified (possibly destroys the router)
Issue type
Bug (incorrect behavior)

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Event Timeline

c-po changed the task status from Open to In progress.Apr 28 2020, 5:36 PM
c-po claimed this task.
c-po created this task.
c-po changed Version from - to 1.3-rolling-202004270117.
c-po added a subscriber: thomas-mangin.
c-po renamed this task from DHCPv6 broken to dhcpv6 client does not start.Apr 28 2020, 6:16 PM

I had already reported before my refactor of the code that DHCPv6 does not work.

erkin set Issue type to Bug (incorrect behavior).Aug 30 2021, 6:30 AM
erkin removed a subscriber: Active contributors.