Linux source address selection vs. EUI-64

Mark Smith nanog at
Sun Nov 14 00:06:13 CET 2010

On Sat, 13 Nov 2010 23:50:54 +0100
"Steinar H. Gunderson" <sesse at> wrote:

> Den 13. november 2010 23:07 skrev Mark Smith
> <nanog at> følgende:
> > I'd expected that when there were multiple equal candidate source
> > addresses on an interface, the largest preferred life time would become
> > the tie-breaker
> If so, would a privacy address ever get picked?

In the presence of a static address with infinite lifetimes, I'd think
not. The purposes of privacy addresses and static addresses seems
mutually exclusive.


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