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Re: get my ip address




On 20/02/2019 13:24, Dan Ritter wrote:
> tony wrote: 
>> This thread has now drifted from my asking whether there was any way of
>> interrogating the hardware to obtain the current IP6 address of host -
>> apparently not 
> 
> The hardware doesn't know IP addresses. The kernel knows those.
> 
> $ ip -6 a show eth0
> 2: eth0: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 state UP
> qlen 1000
>     inet6 2001:470:1e07:ff7:d63d:7eff:fe93:e318/64 scope global
>        valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever
>     inet6 fe80::d63d:7eff:fe93:e318/64 scope link
>        valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever
> 
> $ ip -6 r show | grep eth0
> 2001:470:1e07:ff7::/64 dev eth0 proto kernel metric 256  pref
> medium
> fe80::/64 dev eth0 proto kernel metric 256  pref medium
> 
> Tra-la.
> 
> Didn't you get this answer before?
> 
> -dsr-
> 

Many times.