Subject: Re: How to use properly ipv6 autoconf over a router interface?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Martijn van Buul <email@example.com>
Date: 05/04/2006 22:06:25
It occurred to me that Hubert Feyrer wrote in gmane.os.netbsd.devel.network:
> When you want your 'laptop' to become a router all of a sudden, you
> basically need more address space. I wonder why not just ask for it, as
> you do in the first case (DHCP, ...), and then advertize it on the
> "internal" network/interface, and just route it.
That'd work, but there's one problem:
It's stateful, both to the laptop and the router-of-the-laptop. And, in
case of the autoconfig'ed host, you need to claim to own an interface
identifier that you simply don't have.