|Subject:||Re: IPv6 inside UDP inside IPv4 [Ethernet not an option]|
|From:||Eric Mathew Hopper <hopper,AT,omnifarious,DOT,org>|
|Date:||Wed, 18 Dec 2002 18:53:06 +0100|
On Wed, Dec 18, 2002 at 11:59:18AM -0500, Harald Koch wrote: > > > > Yes, that was my thought as well. :-( And, by the fact that IPv6 > > addresses are never assigned to cipcbn interfaces, I surmise that CIPE > > does not support IPv6 natively. > > Reconfigure/recompile CIPE with --enable-protocol=4, and it will > create ciped-db and cipdb.o. This version uses ethernet-style framing, > and will support any protocol (including IPv6) natively on the > interface. I've been running this configuration, including Zebra with > ospf6d, for over a year. > > (This is all documented, btw; that's how I found it :-) I was also aware this option existed. I should perhaps have specifically said that this isn't what I wanted. I see little point in having IPv6/Ethernet/UDP/IPv4 instead of IPv6/IPv4/UDP/IPv4. The Ethernet framing is very useful for making two LANs seem like they're bridged, but for reducing the number of layers, it's not so useful. Thanks, -- "It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no God. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg." --- Thomas Jefferson "Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company." -- Mark Twain -- Eric Hopper (hopper,AT,omnifarious,DOT,org http://www.omnifarious.org/~hopper) --
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