Subject: Re: link layer aliases (on ethernet, at least)
To: Daniel Hagerty <>
From: None <>
List: tech-net
Date: 07/31/2003 12:35:52
>> Just out of curiosity, whats the Intellectual Property status of vrrp6?
>> Is vrrp6 (or even vrrpv2) committable to the NetBSD tree?
>    I believe cisco holds patents on the concept behind using a
>virtual mac address shared between multiple systems to provide a
>single service.  Don't quote me on the exact language or consequences,
>but I believe the reasonably binary, correct statement is "yes, there
>are some intellectual property issues behind vrrp".