LAN addresses in IPv6
Wolfgang S. Rupprecht
wolfgang.rupprecht+gnus200903 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 14 22:23:44 UTC 2009
Timothy Murphy <gayleard at eircom.net> writes:
> Anthony Messina wrote:
>> look into radvd
> Thanks, I am looking into radvd .
> Unfortunately, its exact purpose is not clear to me.
> Is it an essential part of an IPv6 system?
>> this site is helpful:
> I had looked at this.
> Unfortunately it fell into the category of documents
> intended for somebody very different to myself,
> possibly belonging to a different species.
> Eg there is some discussion of radvd.conf ,
> but it never said that one should install the radvd package.
> (It seems to be assumed that everyone knows that radvd is.)
> Also I have no idea what to substitute for Y...Y in
> prefix YYYY:YYYY:YYYY:0000::/64
> # advertise net 0 of 65536
Feel free to send questions and criticisms to the address at the bottom
of the page. ;-)
The YYYY part of the address in the radvd.conf is the address for the
net-block that your upstream ipv6-capable ISP (or ipv6 tunnel broker)
assigned to you.
Wolfgang S. Rupprecht http://www.full-steam.org/ (ipv6-only)
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