The stupidity of trying to "fix" DHCPv6

Mikael Abrahamsson swmike at
Tue Jun 14 08:48:23 UTC 2011

On Tue, 14 Jun 2011, Owen DeLong wrote:

> ND would be a far more frequent occurrence than DHCP requests.

Of course, it was only partly related to the discussion, most likely the 
network which has problem with multicast would break first because of ND, 
not because of DHCPv6 requests.

> Also, I tend to doubt that ANYONE would do DHCP on an exchange point 
> network, so, it's not exactly an applicable example environment.

It's the largest IPv6 enabled L2 domain I've experienced :P

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at

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