Subject: Re: v6 question
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael Richardson <email@example.com>
Date: 02/09/2000 21:19:12
>>>>> "itojun" == itojun <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
itojun> Is your "external" network shared medium, or p2p? (I'm novice about
itojun> what PPPoE look like) If p2p, you do not need global address
Well, I don't know. It is an example. PPPoE is sort of just PPP with layer
1 being ethernet instead of HDLC.
itojun> external network. If you have link-local address on external
itojun> interface, route6d can exchange route just fine.
itojun> Even if it is shared medium, if you have no neighbor other than
itojun> router on external interface, route6d may work without global address
itojun> (not tested recently but should be okay).
itojun> For internal address, apparently you don't need to/want to reconfigure.
I want the *router* to know what the addresses are (i.e. me an address
server), but all the other nodes to autoconfigure on that wire.
So, I guess it is okay.
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