[v6ops] unicast RA to save battery: link-layer joining multicast groups

Alexandru Petrescu <alexandru.petrescu@gmail.com> Tue, 21 July 2015 13:10 UTC

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Subject: [v6ops] unicast RA to save battery: link-layer joining multicast groups
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On another hand,

IEEE 802.11bgn multicast groups (33::1 etc) are 'joined' at MAC layer by 
setting filters.  (maybe even by MAC messaging for joining MAC multicast 
groups).

Maybe we can request the Hosts to set local filters to not receive 
multicast RAs.  Or request the Hosts short on energy to express interest 
in these IPv6 multicast groups.

Alex