IPv6 Deployment for the LAN

Nick Hilliard nick at foobar.org
Thu Oct 22 06:35:18 CDT 2009


On 22/10/2009 11:30, bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 09:20:11PM +1100, Karl Auer wrote:
>> The RA contains a preference level... maybe that doesn't cut it if
>> multiple routers are sending the same preference level, but presumably
>> that would not happen in a well-tended network.
>
> 	I point you to a fairly common Internet architecture artifact,
> 	the exchange point...  dozens of routers sharing a common
> 	media for peering exchange.

Bill, could you explain how or why ra or dhcp or dhcpv6 have any relevance 
to an IXP?  Being one of these "artefact" operators - and clearly stuck 
with a very small dinosaur brain - I am having some trouble understanding 
the point you're attempting to make here.

Nick





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