wake on lan / wol with linux in IPv6-LAN (without IPv4)

Ignatios Souvatzis ignatios at cs.uni-bonn.de
Wed Sep 17 11:59:55 CEST 2014


On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 10:14:31AM +0200, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:

> So, one interpretation would be that if the device hasn't subscribed to the
> "all IPv6 nodes" multicast group, it's not an IPv6 node, and shouldn't
> receive the traffic.

Uh, no.

the link-local stuff must never be snooped and blocked, because it is 
used to implement neighbour discovery and multicast routing protocols,
multicast group managment etc.

I think there's explicit wording for this - at least for the low /112 -


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