Subject: Re: Allowing ifconfig to automatically fill in IPv6 host ID
To: None <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-net
Date: 03/26/2002 00:57:25
On Tue, 26 Mar 2002 wrote:
> >How about merging it into ifconfig?
> >	ifconfig fo0 inet6 prefix 1:2:3:4::
> 	i don't like it... use script or whatever to grab 64bit interface
> 	identifier...

Which raises the question how one gets that interface id? 
I know how to calculate it for Ethernet MAC, but don't know for other
media types... is there some interface to retrieve the EUI64 ID?

 - Hubert

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