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Hi I am trying to assigning ipv6 address like this:

ip -6 address add be2::176/64 eth19
Error: either "local" is duplicate, or "eth19" is a garbage.
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And what does ifconfig eth19 give you? – MadHatter May 20 '13 at 11:42
If i do using ifconbfig its going fine. – user1812956 May 20 '13 at 11:58

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ip -6 address add be2::176/64 dev eth19

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Thanks its working – user1812956 May 20 '13 at 12:00

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