Subject: Re: How to use properly ipv6 autoconf over a router interface?
To: None <>
From: David Young <>
List: tech-net
Date: 05/04/2006 02:38:16
On Wed, May 03, 2006 at 09:04:38AM -0700, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> On Mon, May 01, 2006 at 08:18:49PM +0200, Konstantin KABASSANOV wrote:
> > You are right... All specifications talk only about "hosts" and not
> > "routers" auto-configuration. Probably because traditional network
> > architectures do separate clearly hosts from routers. But what about more
> > hybrid architectures where some routers are hosts for other ones...? I agree
> > this is an issue to be addressed elsewhere.    
> They make life messy and were specifically forbidden in IPv6.

Messy how?

I can easily imagine a scenario where my Powerbook auto-configures as
a host on a WiFi LAN, but it is a router for my cell and for my PDA on
a Bluetooth PAN.


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