What is a link-local address?? WAS: Re: JUNOS forwards IPv6 link-local packets
marka at isc.org
Sun May 6 23:38:06 UTC 2012
In message <m24nrtapud.wl%randy at psg.com>, Randy Bush writes:
> > Any address withing FE80::/10 is a link local address
> said with great authority. shame the rfc does not do the same. matt
> points out a spec and implementation problem.
Zero is there to remove the "what do I set these bits to" problem
for auto configuration when you have the standard /64 net/host
split. The FE80::/10 is still clearly shown in 2.5.6 as a seperate
group of bits.
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