Subject: Re: Allowing ifconfig to automatically fill in IPv6 host ID
To: None <>
From: Hajimu UMEMOTO <>
List: tech-net
Date: 03/25/2002 16:40:03
>>>>> On Mon, 25 Mar 2002 16:34:33 +0900
>>>>> said:

>> 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?

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

Yes, but current prefix(8) is a simple script from KAME for backward

Hajimu UMEMOTO @ Internet Mutual Aid Society Yokohama, Japan  ume@{,jp.}