IPv6 - real vs theoretical problems
jbates at brightok.net
Tue Jan 11 13:15:58 CST 2011
On 1/11/2011 1:05 PM, George Bonser wrote:
> Many of us are looking at things from today's
> perspective. Maybe each room of my house will have its own subnet with
> a low power access point and I can find which room something is in by
> the IP address it has.
Today, there are several vendors who believe the wireless part of their
cpe should be a different subnet than the ethernet. There are multiple
cases of stacked routers in homes, which requires multiple DHCPv6-PD
delegations, and the current philosophy is very wasteful (as DHCPv6
itself doesn't support variable sized requests, chained requesting, and
other options which would make it efficient for a requesting router 3
routers away from the initial DHCPv6 server).
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