Subject: Re: Changing the PHY status reporting
To: None <>
From: Liam J. Foy <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/19/2006 18:48:24
On 19:06, Sun 19 Feb 06, wrote:
> OK, what do you want to do instead?
> We have three options:
> (1) Leave out CARP. Screw all those who want to use and/or need to use
> it.
> (2) Use the same protocol number and just ignore IANA. As long as you
> don't have some weired configuration, both stacks should be able to drop
> the packets they are not interested in.
> (3) Use a different protocol number. This screws up interoperability
> with other CARP implementations. Not that a big deal, but should be
> mentioned. Doesn't answer the question which protocol number should be
> used instead. Any suggestions?
> For me, (1) is not an option since it shows an inacceptable attitude. I
> have no problem with (3), maybe even making it options-al to choose
> OpenBSD's number.

I agree with Joerg here. We could make it so the user can choose an
appropiate number.

		Liam J. Foy