Subject: Re: How to use properly ipv6 autoconf over a router interface?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Martijn van Buul <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/04/2006 22:01:45
It occurred to me that Konstantin KABASSANOV wrote in
> The length of the prefix advertised can be less than 64 bits. So we can
> imagine other ways to redistribute longer prefixes issued from this =
1) The advertised prefix *cannot* be more than 64 bits, because of RFC 2462
2) the autoconfig'ed host gets a single address, not a range. There's no way
to autoconfig a range.
> I could agree, but nobody says it is impossible for such protocols to
Surely that's not impossible. But that wasn't the point. The point was that
autoconfigured routers are considered to be a Bad Thing (TM) and don't make
sense. And within autoconfiguration as we currently have it, that's a very true
 Not less. Less would mean "having a less restrictive netmask".