Subject: Re: Setting ipv6 default router without getting a MAC-based ipv6 addr
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Michael Graff <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/26/2000 00:21:43
> I don't get it... what is the reason why you need to configure
> addresses manually? for PTR records in DNS?
> if you manually configure clients, you are making renumbering harder...
> if you autoconfigure clients, when you renumber and you reconfigure
> routers, the prefixes gets propagated to end nodes automatically.
Actually, I don't care what the _upper_ bits are, but I do care what
the _lower_ bits are.
Also, I don't really want my ethernet address to be used, and I find
the idea of encoding "webservr" in the lower 64 bits to be appealing :)