wake on lan / wol with linux in IPv6-LAN (without IPv4)
stig at venaas.com
Tue Sep 23 00:03:44 CEST 2014
On 9/22/2014 2:41 PM, Sander Steffann wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
>> Please help me understand.
>> The standards' purpose is to facilitate the interoperability.
>> "MLD snooping" happens within a single device.
>> Its only result in a correct implementation must be "if you join the
>> group, you should get the traffic, if you did not, you should not"
Aren't the existing documents sufficient? See
and also this is related
>> A result of composition of multiple independent correct
>> implementations of this function remains the same - "if you join the
>> group, you should get the traffic, if you did not, you should not".
>> So, which undefined behaviors that prevent the interop today do you
>> think would need to be standardized ?
> Maybe it's as simple as writing down what you described :) Standards don't have to be complicated. Maybe it can describe how a device should operate in certain failure scenarios like when 1000 hosts join 500 multicast groups each and the switch runs out of memory/CPU/etc. The most 'interesting' interoperability problems occur when different devices behave in different ways in weird situations :)
> And maybe it is just as simple as you describe :)
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