OLPC does end run around IP addresses
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 (192.168.1.0/24 does not access 169.254.0.0/16,
> 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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