Using ipv6 and Pi-Star 4.0.0.RC4?

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Re: Using ipv6 and Pi-Star 4.0.0.RC4?

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Hello, I apologise in advance if my question is in the wrong place.

I have upgraded and setup V4 RC4 and although DStar works perfectly, when I look at the live log files for DMR it consistently reports "Login to Master has failed - retrying DMR Network" and never connects - if I put the card back in that has V3.4.17 everything works perfectly. I am "assuming" (probably wrongly) that it has something to do with IPV6 which Vodafone, My home broadband ISP, does not yet support. The router (Billion 8800NL R2) does support it but not much use if the ISP doesn't. Is this my problem please or am I looking at completely the wrong place - any help or advice would be appreciated.

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Re: Using ipv6 and Pi-Star 4.0.0.RC4?

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I don't know the direct answer to your question, but have you tried using a different DMR Master? Also, if you're using BrandMeister, another thing that might help is to set up a Hotspot Security password. There are instructions for that on the Pi-Star Wiki: http://wiki.pistar.uk/Pi-Star_Brandmeis ... t_Security
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Re: Using ipv6 and Pi-Star 4.0.0.RC4?

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G0TOV wrote: Mon Jul 22, 2019 4:12 pm I have upgraded and setup V4 RC4 and although DStar works perfectly, when I look at the live log files for DMR it consistently reports "Login to Master has failed - retrying DMR Network" and never connects - if I put the card back in that has V3.4.17 everything works perfectly.
Yeah, I agree with Toshen, its probably the hotspot security. I had to create a password for that, the default one just didn't ever work.
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Re: Using ipv6 and Pi-Star 4.0.0.RC4?

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Hello and thank you both very much. As soon as I am back at home I will read the article you sent Toshen and try the security. I haven't changed any settings other than those which you need to configure when the image is first created. I shall report back, thank you. as i say, 3.4.17 works perfect. V4 RC4 runs much warmer than V3 I notice.

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Re: Using ipv6 and Pi-Star 4.0.0.RC4?

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Hello again, just a quick update to say that appears to have done the trick and changing the security V4 connected first time - thank you so much for your help, advice & assistance.

I note V4 runs at a little over 50 degrees and is orange in colour as opposed to around 45 degrees and green in V3.4.17 so I shall keep an eye on that. No doubt the software will receive an update if it is an issue from it's developer in time.

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Re: Using ipv6 and Pi-Star 4.0.0.RC4?

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V4 does run hotter, as do some of the new RPi boards (3B+ and 4B). The additional heat in V4 apparently is related to dashboard activity/logging, and the developer is aware of the issue.

My two cents (and worth every cent!): you don't need to worry about 50 C. If you get above 60 C, then it's a good time to start keeping an eye on things, though I still wouldn't really worry at that level. I'd start to get a bit concerned in the upper 60s, though the RPIs are designed to throttle themselves if they get too hot, so again, you don't need to get too worried. Heat sinks and good ventilation in your case can help.
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Re: Using ipv6 and Pi-Star 4.0.0.RC4?

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w7efs wrote: Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:37 pm Pi-Star v3.x has ipv6 disabled by default, v4.x has ipv6 enabled.
IPv6 was disabled by default on my 4.1.2 installation done from scratch, I had to enable IPv6.


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Re: Using ipv6 and Pi-Star 4.0.0.RC4?

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AD7UZ wrote: Sun Jul 19, 2020 8:11 am IPv6 was disabled by default on my 4.1.2 installation done from scratch, I had to enable IPv6.
The problem here is necroing a post as both statements are correct.

In 4.0.0.RC4, IPv6 was defaulted to on and at some point Andy decided it was best to disable it for future versions.
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