OLPC does end run around IP addresses

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Wed Jan 13 08:40:33 EST 2010

On Sat, 2010-01-09 at 04:03 -0600, Mikus Grinbergs wrote:
> What I see the XOs doing is an "end run" around my concept of how remote
> nodes are supposed to be accessed.  I believe 'ping' is behaving the
> standards-compliant way ( does not access,
> and vice versa).  Whereas what shows up in the XO Neighborhood View (and
> in 'olpc-xos') appears to ignore standards-compliance.

Surely all your machines can communicate quite happily using IPv6
link-local addresses? Why this fascination with Legacy IP?

David Woodhouse                            Open Source Technology Centre
David.Woodhouse at intel.com                              Intel Corporation

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