Subject: Re: Allowing ifconfig to automatically fill in IPv6 host ID
To: Martti Kuparinen <>
From: None <>
List: tech-net
Date: 03/25/2002 16:34:33
>> Oh. I remember someone mentioning you cannot auto-config (any!) interfaces
>> on a v6 router. Unfortunately.
>FreeBSD has a nice command called "prefix". You define the
>64bit prefix and the lower part of the complete address is taken
>from the link-local address. Result: "autoconfigured" router.
>Shouldn't we have something similar?

	prefix(8) was obsoleted with reason.  freebsd's prefix(8) is a
	zombie which should be removed.