Big Temporary Networks

Nick Hilliard nick at foobar.org
Tue Sep 18 20:31:15 UTC 2012


On 18/09/2012 21:24, William Herrin wrote:
> IPv6 falls down compared to IPv4 on wifi networks when it responds to a
> router solicitation with a multicast (instead of unicast) router
> advertisement.

You mean it has one extra potential failure mode in situations where radio
retransmission doesn't deal with the packet loss - which will cause RA to
retry.  "Fall down" is a slight overstatement.

Nick




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