Suspend vs Network Traffic - blockers

Javier Cardona javier at cozybit.com
Tue Aug 12 18:19:22 EDT 2008


John,

On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 2:01 PM, John Gilmore <gnu at toad.com> wrote:
> If we have multicast wakeup working, then IPv6 takes care of itself.

Waking up on all multicast traffic would not only wake up the host on
Neighbor Solicitation messages, but also on all other multicast
traffic the interface was listening to before suspending (e.g. mDNS
multicast messages).
We probably do not want that, and the wow-signature approach gives
finer grained control on exactly what messages we want to use as wake
up triggers.

Cheers,

Javier

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Javier Cardona
cozybit Inc.


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