IPv6 Confusion

sthaug at nethelp.no sthaug at nethelp.no
Wed Feb 18 20:42:05 UTC 2009

> > 2) Some end-node box with a IPv6 stack from "Joe's Software Emporium  
> > and
> > Bait-n-Tackle" sees an RA packet, and concludes that since RA and  
> > DHCPv6
> > are mutually exclusive, to ignore any DHCPv6 packets it sees, and  
> > hilarity
> > ensues.
> They are not mutually exclusive, DHCPv6 *requires* RA.

In your previous Nanog message you said:

> DHCPv6 can operate without RA now.

Please make up your mind.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at nethelp.no

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