[nycbug-talk] IPv6 and CIDR confusion

Isaac Levy ike at lesmuug.org
Fri Mar 23 18:49:29 EDT 2007

On Mar 23, 2007, at 6:43 PM, Jesse Callaway wrote:

>> > Now, the interesting thing is, most v6 capable routers only will
>> > route on
>> > the top 64 bits of the prefix.
>> - whaddya' mean?  That sounds interesting?
>> Rocket-
>> .ike
>> (p.s.: for a guy who seems so hellbent against IPv6, you sure know a
>> lot of details...)
> It means that if you get more specific about your netmask the router
> won't be able to differentiate and send it on a different route.
> -jesse

I see, but to reconfigure my question, is this a feature, a bug, or a  
defined part of the routing specification?


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