Subject: Re: How to use properly ipv6 autoconf over a router interface?
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/03/2006 09:56:57
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On Wed, May 03, 2006 at 12:15:10PM -0400, der Mouse wrote:
> >> But what about more hybrid architectures where some routers are
> >> hosts for other ones...?
> > They make life messy and were specifically forbidden in IPv6.
> It sure doesn't seem to be *effectively* forbidden. My house gateway,
> for example, has two v6 addresses, one on either side, and it works
> just fine when treated as a host at either of them.
> Or am I misunderstanding, and this applies only when at least one of
> the addresses is autoconfigured? (I actually can't see how that would
> fail either, provided something gets routes set up right.)
If you're a router, you're supposed to use static address configuration.
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