multiple prefixes

Rui Paulo rpaulo at
Wed Feb 13 19:37:21 CET 2013

On 13 Feb 2013, at 09:14, Bernd Walter <ticso at> wrote:

> The IPv6 based light switch can't talk to the IPv6 based light bulb anymore
> for some time fraction because your DSL flapped.

Then the light switch and the light bulb were using the wrong addresses in the first place. They should use IPv6 link-local addresses and advertise themselves using mDNS. This problem has already been solved.

> Link local addresses won't allow a split network, although many people
> live with a single flat network at home this is not really advised with
> home automation in place.

Home automation might be in a separate network segment and link local will work just fine.

Rui Paulo

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