Subject: Re: Setting ipv6 default router without getting a MAC-based ipv6 addr
To: None <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/26/2000 00:21:43 writes:

> 	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 :)