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RE: [rfc2462bis] relationship between M/O flags and related protocols



OK.  I agree too.
thanks
/jim 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Erik Nordmark [mailto:Erik.Nordmark@sun.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, May 20, 2004 1:32 PM
> To: Bound, Jim
> Cc: Erik Nordmark; Christian Huitema; Ralph Droms; JINMEI 
> Tatuya / 神明達哉; ipv6@ietf.org
> Subject: RE: [rfc2462bis] relationship between M/O flags and 
> related protocols
> 
> > Just checking.  We do need the M bit for those wanting to use 
> > stateful?  Or do you not agree?
> 
> I agree with the Jinmei's definition that the M bit indicates 
> to the host that DHCPv6 for IP address configuration is 
> available on the link.
> 
> With that definition it is possible to build hosts that 
> initialize efficiently, by only trying to use DHCPv6 when the 
> router advertisements say that it is available.
> 
>    Erik
> 
> 
> 
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