Common operational misconceptions

Masataka Ohta mohta at
Thu Feb 16 03:24:05 UTC 2012

Mark Andrews wrote:

> This doesn't prove that IPv6 is not operational.  All it proves is
> people can misconfigure things.

How do operators configure their equipments to treat
ICMP packet too big generated against multicast and

Note that, even if they do not enable inter-subnet
multicast in their domains, the ICMP packets may
still transit over or implode within their domains.

Note also that some network processors can't efficiently
distinguish ICMP packets generated against multicast and

					Masataka Ohta

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