Re: Objection to draft-ietf-6man-rfc4291bis-07.txt - /63 and /65 RAs on linux

Mikael Abrahamsson <swmike@swm.pp.se> Thu, 02 March 2017 12:20 UTC

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From: Mikael Abrahamsson <swmike@swm.pp.se>
To: Alexandre Petrescu <alexandre.petrescu@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Objection to draft-ietf-6man-rfc4291bis-07.txt - /63 and /65 RAs on linux
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On Thu, 2 Mar 2017, Alexandre Petrescu wrote:

> How about the /63 case?  Do you think it is normal that linux kernel 
> does not configure an IP address on Ethernet when receiving a plen==63?

As far as I am aware, the only documents we have regarding 
autoconfigration of adresses on ethernet says to only do this on plen == 
64. Thus it shouldn't be done on any other plen.

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Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike@swm.pp.se