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

Mark Andrews marka at isc.org
Fri Dec 30 02:10:28 UTC 2011

In message <69748.1325208299 at turing-police.cc.vt.edu>, Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu writes:
> On Fri, 30 Dec 2011 12:12:43 +1100, Mark Andrews said:
> > Well I'd like to be able to plug in the cable router and the DSL
> > router at home and have it all just work.  Just because it is 0.2%
> > today doesn't mean that it will be 0.2% in the future.  As home
> > users get more and more dependent on the internet working having
> > diverse, independent network connectivity will become more and more
> > important.
> Agreed.  But did you plug the cable router and the DSL router both
> into your PC, or into yet another box that needs routing smarts and
> then your PC just needs to know "talk to the smart box"?
> (Hint - if the cable router and the DSL router are both plugged into
> your PC, how do all the *other* devices in your house reach the internet? :)

I'm curious.  How did you get directly connected to the PC from the
above description?

The routers would be connected to the internal *network*.

Mark Andrews, ISC
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