SixXS configuration for SuSE 10.1
The generic examples in the FAQ do not cover the specific requirements for configuring a tunnel with SuSE 10.1 in all details. The most important thing is, that the interface must be named sit1.
The interface sit0 seems to be a reserved name, so it is recommended to use the sit1 interface.
Depending on your settings, the SuSEFirewall2 might block ipv6 traffic.
Here a step by step guide for SuSE 10.1
1. Create a file named /etc/sysconf/network/ifcfg-sit1
2. Content of the file:
TUNNEL_LOCAL_IPADDR='<your local ip>'
TUNNEL_REMOTE_IPADDR='<your assigned pop ip>'
IPADDR='<your local ipv6 address>/64'
3. Create a file named /etc/sysconfig/network/ifroute-sit1
4. Content of the file:
2000::/3 <your assigned pop ipv6 address> sit1
6. Now the tunnel to SixXS should work
Adding a subnet to the SuSE maschine requires the following steps
1. Make sure that in the file /etc/sysconfig/sysctl the parameter
IPV6_FORWARD is set to
2. Add a fixed ipv6 address to the ethernet adapter connected to the local network
3. Install radvd
4. Edit /etc/radvd.conf and specify your local subnet
5. Make sure that radvd starts on boot with