Subject: Re: How to use properly ipv6 autoconf over a router interface?
To: None <>
From: Martijn van Buul <>
List: tech-net
Date: 05/04/2006 22:06:25
It occurred to me that Hubert Feyrer wrote in
> 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.