Misconceptions, was: IPv6 RA vs DHCPv6 - The chosen one?

Florian Weimer fweimer at bfk.de
Thu Dec 29 09:14:20 UTC 2011

* Valdis Kletnieks:

>>> According to the end to end argument, the only possible solution
>>> to the problem, with no complete or correct alternatives, is to
>>> let hosts directly participate in IGP activities.
> If it's the "only possible spolution", how come 99.8% of the end nodes
> do just fine without it? Oh yeah..

Because there's a CPE which acts as a mediator, or the host uses some
dial-up-type protocol which takes care of the IGP interaction.

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