IPv6 RA vs DHCPv6 - The chosen one?

Mark Tinka mtinka at globaltransit.net
Wed Dec 28 01:20:39 CST 2011


On Wednesday, December 28, 2011 05:23:48 AM Tomas 
Podermanski wrote:

> In that area we also tried to use longer prefixes than
> /64, but we had difficulties on some devices. There was
> two kind of problems. Some of devices weren't able
> properly handle longer prefixes for example in routing
> protocols. The second group of devices tries to solve
> processing longer prefixes via software. So we had to
> gave up of using longer prefixes and now we uses 64-bit
> prefixes including point to point links (and hope that
> nothing will happen). But fact is that was 3 years ago,
> so maybe today the situation is much better. I haven't
> check for long time.

Interesting. Would you be able to tell us what kit that was, 
if possible?

Also, is this something those vendors can fix in software, 
or it's a hardware restriction?

Mark.
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