Re: [mif] Comments on draft-mouton-mif-dhcpv6-drlo-00

Simon Perreault <simon.perreault@viagenie.ca> Tue, 13 September 2011 19:18 UTC

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Subject: Re: [mif] Comments on draft-mouton-mif-dhcpv6-drlo-00
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Ted Lemon wrote, on 09/13/2011 03:15 PM:
> Also, I'm a bit confused by the idea of an interface route with no router
> address in IPv6.   I will admit to being something of a tyro when it comes to
> these things, but I don't understand how that would work.   Does the client
> simply multicast every packet?   Is there an RFC or draft that documents how
> this works?

I'm guessing that's a point-to-point interface. So you don't need the next hop's
L2 address. You just send it down the tube and it gets at the other end. The
classic example is PPP.

Simon
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