On Wed, 16 Jul 2003 kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > Assume you're a host on a link with prefix 3FFE:FFFF:A:B::/64. The router
> > is the one with interface ID one.
> Not going to work. Host autoconfiguration conventions have nothing
> to do with real addressing. Proceeding in this way you will denounce
> neighbour discovery, what the hell to do this when hw address can be recovered
> from EUI64 token? :-)
Did you miss the word "Assume" ?
> > What happens when you do "ping6 3FFE:FFFF:A:B::1" ?
> Hey, you have lost track, rewind several mails ago.
Nope. I'm just pointing out the general concept.
> Of course, ping and
> any other protocols will work, how can it not work? :-)
It has been made shown to work on other platforms, so why not Linux?
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