Linux source address selection vs. EUI-64

Mikael Abrahamsson swmike at
Sun Nov 14 12:10:55 CET 2010

On Sun, 14 Nov 2010, Geert Hendrickx wrote:

> I like the suggestion of using the preferred lifetime as a tie breaker.


It seems kind of obvious, that the address which has the highest lifetime 
should be used for outgoing connections. Is there something we're missing 
why this wasn't specified before?

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at

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